The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Kyaw Htet Aung and Chan Yati Maung win

Kyaw Htet Aung and Chan Yati Maung triumphed at the 2017 Amateur Bodybuilding and Model Physique Competition, winning the men’s and women’s categories yesterday at Aung San indoor stadium.

Kyaw Htet Aung. (Nyan Zay Htet/The Myanmar Times)Kyaw Htet Aung. (Nyan Zay Htet/The Myanmar Times)

Twenty-six men and nine women entered the competition, all under 25 years of age, and students of a bodybuilding curriculum introduced only recently.

In the men’s category competed in four weight classes, the winners were Aung Htut in 55kg, Soe Myint in 60kg, Htein Win Aung in 65kg and Kyaw Htet Aung in 70kg.

“I’m so happy I won in my first competition. This was the first bodybuilding competition for me. I trained hard for it. I’ll keep trying my best and am looking forward to the next competition,” Kyaw Htet Aung told The Myanmar Times.

Chan Yati Maung. (Nyan Zay Htet/The Myanmar Times)Chan Yati Maung. (Nyan Zay Htet/The Myanmar Times)

In the women’s competition, Chan Yati Maung swept the field for women 5’3’’ tall or more, while Lin Phyu Aung won the under 5’3’’ category.

Model Physique title winner Chan Yati Maung said, “This tournament is a first for me and I won it first time. I trained in the gym alone but my seniors were of great help to me. I plan to enter Miss Summer 2017 contest. I’ll keep on training. I want to be champion again in my next competition.’’

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