RIT Athletes

U Ohn Khine (M70) wrote

The following are some friends who stood above par in RIT athletics events.

Football (Soccer)

  • Sai Thein Maung (C 64 intake) RIT selection goal keeper
  • Kenneth @ Khin Mg Shwe (64 intake GBNF)
  • Myint Sein (M 64 intake GBNF)
  • Khin Maung Lay (Mutu, M64 intake)

Track and Field

  • Sai Thein Maung (C 64 intake)
  • Maung Maung Thaw (EP 64 intake)
  • Soe Myint @ Min Khant (C 64 intake)
  • Ma Lei Lei Chit (Ch 64 intake)
  • Nang Khaming (A 64 intake)

Editor’s notes

  • U Tha Din played volleyball for Burma.
  • U Kyaw Htin (C67), U Soe Myint Lwin (EP68, GBNF) and U Khin Maung Myint (John Tint, M72, GBNF) played soccer for Burma.
  • U Htay Aung (M 69) won RIT and Inter-Institute swimming events for 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, and Inya cross-lake (2000m).
    He represented Burma in water polo at the 1969 SEAP Games.
  • Sai Kham Pan (EP69) was Burma Selected in badminton.
    Ranked No. 2 in singles
    Ranked No. 1 in doubles (with Kyi Nyunt),
    For RIT, U Myint Sein (M69) was his doubles partner and “Sargalay” U Khin Maung Win (EP69, GBNF) was his “training” partner.
  • U Soe Tha (EC67), U Kyi (M 67, GBNF), U Kyaw Nyunt (M69, GBNF) and James Than played Tennis for RIT.
  • U Khin Maung Zaw (EC76) and U Thura Thant Zin (M76) played hockey for the All-Universities team and also rowed for RIT.
    In hockey, KMZ was the “coach” of Ko TTZ (goal-keeper).
    In rowing, Ko TTZ (RUBC Gold) was the “coach” of KMZ.
  • U Win Khaing (M75), “Dat Pon” Sann Aung (M74), Phyo (M76), and U Thura Thant Zin (M76) rowed for RUBC Fours.
    They had a mini-reunion in SPZP 2007.
  • U Htaik San (Henry Kao, M 81) and U Phyu Lin represented RUBC in coxless pairs, coxed fours, … [at the FEARA regatta].
    Than Tun Aung (Gavin, A81) is RUBC Golden Cox.

Categories: Memories, Sports

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