- The First SEAP (South East Asia Peninsular) Games was held in Bangkok in 1959.
Second SEAP Games
- The Second SEAP Games was held in Rangoon in December 1961.
- Aung San Stadium was the main venue for Track & Field and Soccer.
The indoor stadium hosted Basketball, Volleyball, …
- Swimming, Diving and Water Polo contests were held at the Amyotha Yay Koo Kan (National Swimming Pool) on U Wisara Road.
- Dean U Yu Khin was Chairman of the Sports Promotion Committee.
- U Tin Maung Swe was Secretary of the Sports Promotion Committee.
- Dr. Ko Ko Lay was Chairman of the University Sports Council.
The University Students represented Burma in the Games include
- Tun Mra, Kyaw Mra, Soe Mra and Tun Naung (Athletics)
- Derek Lynsdale and Aye Kyaw (Swimming)
- Richard Yu Khin (Yachting)
- Joe Ba Maung, Than Lwin and Mu Mu Khin (Tennis)
- Mao Toon Siong and C. Say Eng (Table Tennis)
- Maung Hla and Thida (Badminton)
- Myo Nyunt (Weightlifting)
- Kyaw Han (Volleyball)
- Nyan Min (Basketball)
- In Track and Field, Burma placed first in the medal standings.
- Tun Mra won a Gold in the 4×100 m relay with Soe Aung (Burma Champion) as anchor.
- Kyaw Mra won Silver in the Hurdles.
He would later serve as National Coach.
- Soe Mra won the Pole Vault.
- Tun Mra, Kyaw Mra and Soe Mra are the sons of U Shwe Mra.
- The ladies won several Gold Medals.
e.g. Gracie Carr won the 100m and the Long Jump.
- In Swimming, Burma placed first in the medal standings.
- Tin Maung Ni won 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, 4x100m freestyle relay, and 4×100 medley relay.
- His team mates won the other events.
- Aye Kyaw (cousin of Dr. Hla Yee Yee) and Derek Lynsdale are RU athletes.
Aye Kyaw later joined the Navy.
- Richard Yu Khin won Gold in Yachting with U Maung Maung Lwin (Commodore of Rangoon Sailing Club).
- Joe Ba Maung was the National Singles Champion in Tennis.
He and Than Lwin were the National Doubles Champion.
He and Sayama Daw Ruby Kha won the National Mixed Doubles.
- Than Lwin would succeed Joe Ba Maung as the Singles Champion.
- Mu Mu Khin (Daphne Tha Dok) was the Ladies Champion.
- Than Lwin and Mu Mu Khin later married.
- Mao Toon Siong was Burma Champion for Singles and Doubles in Table Tennis.
He later served as National Coach.
- The Burma team won the Gold Medal.
- Kyaw Han is an athlete from Rangoon University.