Naypyidaw Myanmar Sports
As Myanmar prepares for the biggest sporting event ever to be held in the former pariah state, empty seats and security concerns are top of the list of concerns. After the country's first ever Olympics, an electrifying opening ceremony on Sunday boosted belief in the nation's rise and allayed fears that its first major sporting event in more than a decade could collapse. Myanmar is gearing up for the biggest sporting festival in its history and the biggest sporting event ever held in the former pariah state. With Myanmar preparing for the second-largest sporting festival of its kind in history - the first since the 1992 Olympics - empty seats and security concerns top the list of concerns.
The Southeast Asian Maritime Competitions, which will begin in Myanmar on December 11, will include more than 1,000 athletes from 10 countries from 11 countries. Naypyidaw will host the most games as it has the largest number of athletes of any country in the Southeast Asian region. In addition to the host countries, Myanmar will participate in four other countries - Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei. At least one of these countries (Myanmar has chosen one) hosted one of the biggest sporting events in its history - the 1992 Olympic Games.
Myanmar's rowing federation will have to train at Paung Laung Dam, where the competition is being held, while sailing will take place at Ngwe SaunG beach in Pathein. The Myanmar National Rowing Federation (MNA) and the Myanmar Olympic Committee are exempt from the transfer to Naypyidaw, as they are held at their headquarters in Yangon, the capital of Myanmar.
It will be difficult to combine all the exercises and methods, "he said, expressing concern that it will be" too difficult "to bring the equipment to Naypyidaw.
Minister Thaung, who is also vice president of Myanmar's Olympic Committee, said sport was good for youth. He encouraged young students from Myanmar to participate in the Olympic movement and international sports activities.
In recent years, Myanmar has come under fire for overstretching to the point where many other countries feel severely disadvantaged, especially in terms of access to education, health care, and employment.
In an interview with Channel NewsAsia, he revealed plans to fully utilize the facilities planned for the Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games), which will take place in Myanmar in December. Myanmar has already taken on its new tasks, for example by building a new stadium in the capital Naypyidaw. Burmese officials quoted by Myanmar's National Olympic Committee (NOC), the country's sports ministry, predicted that the Games would be better than those held in Indonesia in 2011. The SEA rules allow eight traditional sports, but Myanmar puts 14 on the schedule, "he said.
Myanmar, like many Asian countries, has a rich history of martial arts that is well established and well established - over centuries, though passed down through generations. The martial art was introduced at the SEA Games in Jakarta and Palembang in 2011 and returned to the SEA Games in Naypyidaw, Myanmar in 2013. According to Myanmar's National Olympic Committee (NOC), there are more than 1,000 martial arts schools in the country, according to its official website.
Asian Games, including Sepak-Taka, but only one is recognised as an Olympic sport, and the subsequent event of the Southeast Asian Games has a sizeable following in Southeast Asia. Asian games, peppered with more common pipe ball games such as karate, kung fu and boxing. While tennis and table tennis have been played at the SEA Games since the competition began in 1959, Myanmar has taken them out of play in recent years.
Even beach volleyball was bitten by the sand, with a spokesman reportedly claiming the sport was banned because its outfits did not fit Myanmar culture. Cambodia has also shifted down a gear and retired from sport in protest at the names used for these sports.
Myanmar desperately sought to showcase China, sparking outrage among its rivals over the hosts "choice of events for their athletes. Visiting delegations believe Myanmar is trying to boost its medal count by packaging the Games with events that give athletes a better chance of winning, such as basketball and volleyball.
As things stand, Myanmar's sport of the foot overcoming a netball with fine control will be one of the opening events, as will the one-day event. In Myanmar, players usually play barefoot and have their bags and longyis tightly stowed in the middle. Foreigners refer to this sport as Myanmar football, although Chinlon is played in many other countries such as China and South Korea, but in Myanmar the player usually has his vest or longyi inserted tight and around the middle and plays with his bare feet. The martial art that was originally developed in Vietnam was replaced by a more modern form of football, which other Southeast Asian nations excelled at.