21 Feb Myanmar Wushu gold medalists set for China training

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Member of the Myanmar Wushu team in action at the 27th SEA Games hosted by Myanmar in 2013. Photo: Mizzima

Myanmar Wushu gold medalists from Mandalay have been selected to take joint training in China, reports Xinhua on February 19.

According to the Myanmar Wushu Federation, a total of eight athletes, who grabbed 15 gold medals in the 4th National Sports Festival in Myanmar, will go to China at the end of this month as preparation for the 28th SEA Games to be hosted by Singapore from June 5-16.

The federation says the team mainly competes with players from Malaysia, Indonesia and Vietnam and are hoping to many gold medals.

The Myanmar Wushu team grabbed 15 medals including gold, silver and bronze at the 27th SEA Games hosted by Myanmar in 2013.

Local and Chinese coaches are providing the team with intensive training.

Last modified on Saturday, 21 February 2015 09:43