Investment in education is the key to seeing Myanmar catch up with the rest of the table tennis world, according to Myanmar Table Tennis Federation president Kyaw Kyaw in an interview with The Myanmar Times.
Twirling spears, swords and clubs at frightening speeds, the brightly clad fighters could be mistaken for extras in a kung fu movie. They are not actors, however, but athletes hoping not just to win gold at the World Wushu Championships but to elevate the Chinese martial art made famous by Jet Li and Jackie Chan to a modern-day Olympic sport.
Thailand’s Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke, the ONE Strawweight World Champion, took a unanimous decision over Yago Bryan of Brazil in the main event of the One: Pride of Lions event in Singapore on September 13.
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