06 Mar Myanmar to host Asian junior wrestling event

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Junior wrestling will take centre-stage in July in Nay Pyi Taw. Here we see Indonesia's Kusno Hadi Saputra (blue) in action against Myanmar's Zaw Min Soe (red) during the men's 74kg Wrestling competition at the 27th SEA Games in Yangon, Myanmar, December 10, 2013. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
Junior wrestling will take centre-stage in July in Nay Pyi Taw. Here we see Indonesia's Kusno Hadi Saputra (blue) in action against Myanmar's Zaw Min Soe (red) during the men's 74kg Wrestling competition at the 27th SEA Games in Yangon, Myanmar, December 10, 2013. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA

The Asian Junior Wrestling Championships will be hosted in Myanmar's Nay Pyi Taw in the third week of July, according to Xinhua on March 5.

The Myanmar Wrestling Federation announced that a total of 10 elite Myanmar youth wrestlers are training hard under the guidance of three foreign coaches.

Wrestling teams from about 20 countries and regions are expected to compete in the championships.

Myanmar grabbed three gold, three silver and six bronze medals in the 27th Southeast Asian Games hosted by the country in 2013.

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