RIT Memories

* RIT Athletes (OK)

by Ko Ohn Khine (M70)

Would like to add some of our friends who stands 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)

Track and Field

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

Editor’s notes

  • Ko Tha Din played volleyball for Burma.
  • Ko Soe Myint Lwin, Ko Kyaw Htin and John Tint played soccer for Burma.
  • Ko Htin Myaing (A 66) won the single and double titles in tennis.
    He was dethroned by Ko Soe Tha (EC67) and Ko Tun Kyi (M 67, GBNF).
  • Ko 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
  • Ko Khin Maung Zaw (EC76) and Ko 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.
  • Ko Win Khaing (M75), “Dat Pon” Sann Aung (M74), Phyo (M76), and Ko Thura Thant Zin (M76) rowed for RUBC Fours.
    They had a mini-reunion in SPZP 2007.
  • Ko Htaik San (Henry Kao, M 81) and Ko Phyu Lin represented RUBC in coxless pairs, coxed fours, … [at the FEARA regatta].
    Than Tun Aung (Gavin, A81) is RUBC Golden Cox.
  • Sai Kham Pan (EP69) was Burma Selected in badminton.
    Ranked No. 2 in singles
    Ranked No. 1 in doubles (with Kyi Nyunt)
    For RIT, Ko Myint Sein (M69) was his doubles partner and “Sargalay” Ko Khin Maung Win (EP69) was his “training” partner.

Categories: RIT Memories, Sports

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