Scholar Athletes *

Rangoon University Soccer

Saya Nyein (Coach)

Many RU Selected also played for Burma

  • U Than Win
    Director, SPED (Sports and Physical Education Department)
  • U Chan Tha
    Captain, Prome Hall
    Also RUBC Captain and Gold
  • Collegian Nay Win
    Won Best Player award
    Academy winner
  • U Tun Kyi and U Kenneth Shein
    Railways and Burma Team

Related Posts in RU Centennial

  • U Aung Khin
    Scored the winning goal at Asian Games
  • U Ba Maung
    Sports Officer, RASU
  • U Gary Maung Maung
    Played for RU, SAMB and Burma


  • U Thet Toe (C H Chan)
    Most Senior Past Captain (before his demise)
  • James Barrington (ICS)
    Permanent Representative to UN
  • Dr. Ronald Lwin (San Lwin)
  • Balwant Singh
    Commissioner of Pegu Division
    U.N. Security
  • U Tin U
    Part-time Lecturer, Civil
    Director of several companies
    Most Senior Past Captain
  • U Mg Mg Than Tun
    Navy Commander
  • Dr. Pe Nyun
    Pediatric Surgeon
    Leader of team that operated on Ma Nan Soe and Ma Nan San (conjoined twins)
  • Dr. Pe Thein
    Minister of Health and Education
  • Dr. Harry Saing (Htut Saing)
    Pediatric Surgeon
    Deputy Leader of team that operated on Ma Nan Soe and Ma Nan San
    ARAE Champion in 1958 and 1960
    Burma Selected in Hockey and Cricket
    Track and Field, Soccer and Rowing selection for Faculty of Medicine
  • U Tin Htoon
    ARAE Champion in 1958 and 1960
    Silver medalist for Yachting in SEAP Games
    Compiler for 40th Anniversary and Chair for 90th Anniversary of RUBC


  • Tin Htoon and Harry Saing won the Venables Bowl for Coxless Pairs at the 1958 ARAE Regatta in Calcutta
  • Tin Htoon, Harry Saing, Victor Htun Shein, Sunny Teng and Sein Htoon won the Willingdon Trophy for Coxed Fours at the 1960 ARAE Regatta in Colombo.
  • I served as Contributing Editor for the 90th Anniversary of RUBC.

Related Posts

  • I wrote articles and broadcast videos on various sports
    (e.g. Badminton, Hockey, Table Tennis, Tennis)
  • Memories of RUBC
  • RU Athletes for 2nd SEAP Games in Rangoon in 1961

Categories: Broadcasts, Notes, Sports

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