Myanmar at the 2018 Asian Games

Myanmar competed at the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia, from 18 August to 2 September 2018.[1] Myanmar has participated in all the editions of the Asian Games except in the 1986 Games in Seoul. Volleyball player Zaw Lwin Tun, had been honored to be the flag-bearer for the country at the opening ceremony.[2]

Myanmar at the
2018 Asian Games
Flag of Myanmar.svg
IOC codeMYA
NOCMyanmar Olympic Committee
in Jakarta and Palembang
August 18 (18-08) – September 2 (2-09)
Competitors125 in 9 sports
Flag bearer Zaw Lwin Tun
Medals
Ranked 35th
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
2
Total
2
Asian Games appearances (overview)

CompetitorsEdit

The following is a list of the number of competitors representing Myanmar that participated at the Games:[3]

Sport Men Women Total
Archery 2 4 6
Canoeing 18 16 34
Football 20 0 20
Rowing 9 4 13
Sepak takraw 11 12 23
Shooting 2 2 4
Taekwondo 3 1 4
Volleyball 12 0 12
Wushu 6 3 9
Total 83 42 125

MedalistsEdit

The following Myanmar competitors won medals at the Games.[4]

ArcheryEdit

The Myanmar team will participate in both men's and women's team. There are 6 competitors from Myanmar.

Recurve
Athlete Event Ranking round Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Score Seed Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Htike Lin Oo Men's individual 636 28   Kursanaliev (KGZ)
W 6–0
  Tang (TPE)
W 7–1
  Mohamad (MAS)
L 1–7
Did not advance
Thidar Nwe Women's individual 627 21 Bye   Kang (PRK)
W 7–3
  Zhang (CHN)
L 0–6
Did not advance
Htike Lin Oo
Thidar Nwe
Mixed team 1263 14 N/A   Bhutan
W 5–1
  China
L 1–5
Did not advance
Compound
Athlete Event Ranking round Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Score Seed Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Hla Hal San
Hlang Su Su
Sein Yah Yaw
Women's team 1997 11 N/A   Malaysia
L 222–229
Did not advance
Zin Thu Rain Mhu
Yaw Sein Yah
Mixed team 1361 14 Bye   Chinese Taipei
L 148–156
Did not advance

CanoeingEdit

The Myanmar team participated in both men's and women's team.

SprintEdit

Athlete Event Heats Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Lwin Moe
Aung Zin Ko
Thar Nyi Khant
Myint Ko Ko
Men's K-4 500 m 1:41.628 5 QS 1:37.427 4 Did not advance

Qualification legend: QF=Final; QS=Semifinal

Traditional boat raceEdit

Men
Athlete Event Heats Repechage Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Than Htay Aung
Kyaw Saw Aye
Saw Moe Aung
Si Thu Eain
Min Naing
Sai Min Aung
Htet Wai Lwin
Min Min Zaw
Aung Myo Thu
Sai Phyo Kyaw
Myo Ko Ko
Naing Naing Zaw
Zaw Min
Win Htein
TBR 200 m 53.524 3 SF Bye 54.826 3 GF 55.070 6
TBR 500 m 2:18.616 3 SF Bye 2:21.063 3 GF 2:20.467 6
TBR 1000 m 4:44.252 2 SF Bye 4:43.055 4 TR 4:52.621 7
Women
Athlete Event Heats Repechage Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Lin Lin Kyaw
Aye Aye Thein
Naw Aye Thin
Hla Hla Htwe
Su Wai Phyo
Kyi Lae Lae Wai
Win Win Htwe
Moe Ma Ma
Saw Myat Thu
Hay Mar Soe
Naw Arkar Moe
Thet Phyo Naing
Lin Lin Kyew
Phyu Phyu Soe
Khin Phyu Hlaing
Myint Myint Soe
TBR 200 m 57.765 1 SF Bye 57.099 3 GF 58.071 5
TBR 500 m 2:29.899 2 SF Bye 2:30.109 2 GF 2:28.690 5

FootballEdit

Myanmar men's team were drawn in Group F at the Games.[5]

Summary
Team Event Group Stage Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Rank Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Rank
Myanmar men's Men's tournament   North Korea
D 1–1
  Saudi Arabia
L 0–3
  Iran
W 2–0
4 Did not advance 19

Men's tournamentEdit

Roster

The following is the Myanmar squad in the men's football tournament of the 2018 Asian Games.[6]

Head coach:   Antoine Hey

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Kyaw Zin Htet* (1987-03-02)2 March 1987 (aged 31)   Yangon United
25 1GK Sann Satt Naing (1997-11-04)4 November 1997 (aged 20)   Yangon United

2 2DF Htike Htike Aung (1995-02-01)1 February 1995 (aged 23)   Shan United
3 2DF Zaw Min Tun* (captain) (1992-05-20)20 May 1992 (aged 26)   Yangon United
4 2DF Win Moe Kyaw (1997-02-01)1 February 1997 (aged 21)   Magwe
5 2DF Nanda Kyaw (1996-09-03)3 September 1996 (aged 21)   Magwe
13 2DF Ye Yint Aung (1998-02-26)26 February 1998 (aged 20)   Yadanarbon
15 2DF Soe Moe Kyaw (1999-03-23)23 March 1999 (aged 19)   ISPE
23 2DF Hein Phyo Win (1998-09-19)19 September 1998 (aged 19)   Shan United

6 3MF Hlaing Bo Bo (1996-07-08)8 July 1996 (aged 22)   Yadanarbon
8 3MF Maung Maung Soe (1995-08-06)6 August 1995 (aged 23)   Magwe
11 3MF Maung Maung Lwin (1995-06-18)18 June 1995 (aged 23)   Yangon United
12 3MF Myat Kaung Khant (2000-07-15)15 July 2000 (aged 18)   Yadanarbon
14 3MF Yan Naing Oo (1996-03-31)31 March 1996 (aged 22)   Shan United
16 3MF Sithu Aung (1996-10-16)16 October 1996 (aged 21)   Yadanarbon
19 3MF Htet Phyo Wai (2000-01-21)21 January 2000 (aged 18)   Shan United
22 3MF Min Kyaw Khant (1995-06-28)28 June 1995 (aged 23)   Yangon United
26 3MF Lwin Moe Aung (1999-12-10)10 December 1999 (aged 18)   ISPE

9 4FW Dway Ko Ko Chit* (1993-06-23)23 June 1993 (aged 25)   Shan United
10 4FW Aung Thu (1996-05-22)22 May 1996 (aged 22)   Police Tero

* Over-aged player.

Group F
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Iran 3 1 1 1 3 2 +1 4 Advance to knockout stage
2   North Korea 3 1 1 1 4 4 0 4
3   Saudi Arabia 3 1 1 1 3 3 0 4
4   Myanmar 3 1 1 1 3 4 −1 4
Source: Asian Games 2018
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers
North Korea  1–1  Myanmar
Jang Kuk-chol   60' Report Maung Maung Lwin   44'

Myanmar  0–3  Saudi Arabia
Report

Iran  0–2  Myanmar
Report

RowingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Heats Repechage Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Ya Wai Tun
Hein Htet Naing
Aye Zaw Oo
Zaw Myo Thu
Saw Htet Eain Hlaing
Gaw Mu Tha
Nay Myo Hlaing
Wai Yan Moe
Pyae Phyo Kyaw
Lightweight coxed eight 6:43.26 4 R 6:47.16 5 Did not advance 7
Women
Athlete Event Heats Repechage Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Shwe Zin Latt
Nilar Win
Coxless pair 8:41.98 3 R 8:33.80 1 FA 8:18.39 5
Ei Phyu
Aye Thuzar
Shwe Zin Latt
Nilar Win
Coxless four 7:42.98 2 R 7:44.19 3 FA 7:33.17 5

Sepak takrawEdit

Men
Athlete Event Group Stage Semifinal Final
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Rank Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Rank
Aung Thu Min
Zin Min Oo
Aung Myo Swe
Si Thu Lin
Thant Zin Oo
Aung Pyae Tun
Quadrant   Laos (LAO)
L 0–2
  Japan (JPN)
L 1–2
  China (CHN)
W 2–0
  Indonesia (INA)
L 0–2
4 Did not advance
Wai Lin Aung
Zin Min Oo
Aung Myo Swe
Zaw Latt
Thant Zin Oo
Htet Myat Thu
Aung Pyae Tun
Zin Ko Ko
Aung Myo Naing
Team doubles   Thailand (THA)
L 1–2
  Laos (LAO)
L 1–2
N/A 3 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Group Stage Semifinal Final
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Rank Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Rank
Khin Hnin Wai
Aye Aye Than
Nant Yin Yin Myint
Phyu Phyu Than
Nan Su Myat San
Ya Mong Zin
Quadrant   Laos (LAO)
L 0–2
  Indonesia (INA)
L 1–2
  South Korea (KOR)
W 2–0
N/A 3 Did not advance
Kyu Kyu Thin
Khin Hnin Wai
Aye Aye Than
Nant Yin Yin Myint
Phyu Phyu Than
Su Mon Kyaw
Lairo Eng
Su Mon Aung
Nan Su Myat San
Ya Mong Zin
Nyein Chan Thu
Su Yee Htet
Team regu   Indonesia (INA)
W 2–1
  Vietnam (VIE)
L 1–2
  Malaysia (MAS)
W 3–0
  Japan (JPN)
W 3–0
2 Q   Thailand (THA)
L 0–2
Did not advance  

ShootingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Kyaw Swar Win 10 m air pistol 566 28 Did not advance
Ye Tun Naung 577 11 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
May Poe Wah 10 m air pistol 560 22 Did not advance
May Poe Wah 25 m pistol 574 16 Did not advance
Aye Myat Yadanar Oo 10 m air rifle 604.6 39 Did not advance
Mixed team
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Ye Tun Naung
May Poe Wah
10 m air pistol 752 13 Did not advance

TaekwondoEdit

Myanmar entered the competition with 4 athletes (3 men's and 1 women's).[7]

Poomsae
Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Rank
Sun Shine Men's individual   Abdurrahman Wahyu (INA)
L 7.93–8.33
Did not advance
Kyorugi
Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Rank
Zaw Linn Htet Men's −58 kg   Mohsen Rezaee (AFG)
Aung Kyaw Kyaw Men's −63 kg   Haroon Khan (PAK)
Dhaysi Oo Julius Women's −53 kg   Phannapa Harnsujin (THA)

VolleyballEdit

Myanmar men's team were drawn in Pool C at the Games.[8]

IndoorEdit

Team Event Group Stage Playoffs Quarterfinals / Pl. Semifinals / Pl. Final / BM / Pl.
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Myanmar men's Men's tournament   Kazakhstan
W 3–1
  Japan
L 2–3
2 Q   Qatar
L 0–3
  Thailand
L 1–3
Did not advance   India
W 3–2
11

Men's competitionEdit

Roster

The following is the Myanmar roster in the men's volleyball tournament of the 2018 Asian Games.[9]

Head coach: Kyaw Swar Win

No. Name Date of birth Height Weight Spike Block Club
2 San Nyunt Mg 8 June 1994 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 70 kg (150 lb) 310 cm (120 in) 295 cm (116 in)   Asia World
4 Min Myo 24 September 1996 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 69 kg (152 lb) 320 cm (130 in) 306 cm (120 in)   Asia World
5 Ya Htike Wai 22 April 1999 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 73 kg (161 lb) 315 cm (124 in) 300 cm (120 in)   Asia World
6 Aung Phyo 11 September 1998 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 73 kg (161 lb) 300 cm (120 in) 290 cm (110 in)   Asia World
7 Khwe Char Maung 14 August 1995 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 70 kg (150 lb) 323 cm (127 in) 307 cm (121 in)   Asia World
9 Do Mae Ni Ko 4 June 1993 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 304 cm (120 in) 295 cm (116 in)   Asia World
11 Aung Thu (c) 10 July 1993 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 73 kg (161 lb) 321 cm (126 in) 303 cm (119 in)   Asia World
12 Zaw Lwin Tun 21 April 1998 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 74 kg (163 lb) 310 cm (120 in) 290 cm (110 in)   Asia World
13 Zaw Htet Aung 13 October 1999 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in) 77 kg (170 lb) 300 cm (120 in) 285 cm (112 in)   Asia World
14 Zaw Win Hlaing 10 January 1995 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 310 cm (120 in) 285 cm (112 in)   Asia World
17 Thwin Htoo Zin 23 July 1996 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 73 kg (161 lb) 327 cm (129 in) 315 cm (124 in)   Asia World
18 Nay Lin Aung Sr. 9 June 1993 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 66 kg (146 lb) 315 cm (124 in) 300 cm (120 in)   Asia World
Pool C
Pos Team Pld W L Pts SW SL SR SPW SPL SPR
1   Japan 2 2 0 4 6 4 1.500 224 216 1.037
2   Myanmar 2 1 1 4 5 4 1.250 199 191 1.042
3   Kazakhstan 2 0 2 1 3 6 0.500 193 209 0.923
Source: Asian Games 2018
Rules for classification: Pool standing procedure


20 August 2018 (2018-08-20)
16:30 UTC+7
Kazakhstan   1–3   Myanmar GBK Tennis Indoor, Jakarta
Attendance: 300
Referees: Jun Sang-chun (KOR), Nguyễn Quốc Huy (VIE)
(25–17, 22–25, 19–25, 18–25)
Report

24 August 2018 (2018-08-24)
09:00 UTC+7
Myanmar   2–3   Japan GBK Tennis Indoor, Jakarta
Attendance: 700
Referees: Komsun Gettaworn (THA), Jun Sang-chun (KOR)
(21–25, 25–17, 19–25, 25–21, 17–19)
Report
Playoffs
26 August 2018 (2018-08-26)
19:00 UTC+7
Qatar   3–0   Myanmar Bulungan Sport Hall, Jakarta
Attendance: 150
Referees: Wang Jun (CHN), Dozhan Ulkanov (KAZ)
(25–21, 25–18, 25–20)
Report
7th–12th quarterfinal
28 August 2018 (2018-08-28)
10:00 UTC+7
Thailand   3–1   Myanmar GBK Tennis Indoor, Jakarta
Attendance: 1,200
Referees: Jun Sang-chun (KOR), Leung Yin-yan (HKG)
(26–24, 37–35, 22–25, 25–15)
Report
11th place game
30 August 2018 (2018-08-30)
12:30 UTC+7
Myanmar   3–2   India Bulungan Sport Hall, Jakarta
Attendance: 500
Referees: Thalgasdhuwage Chandrapala Hewa (SRI), Dozhan Ulkanov (KAZ)
(25–21, 18–25, 27–25, 15–25, 15–13)
Report

WushuEdit

The Myanmar wushu practitioners participated at the Games both in taolu and sanda events. Nyein Chan Ko Ko who competed in taijiquan and taijijian event clinched the first medal for the contingent after won a bronze by collecting 19.40 points. [10]

Taolu
Athlete Event Event 1 Event 2 Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Kyaw Htet Han Men's changquan 8.94 13 N/A 8.94 13
Oo Thein Than Men's nanquan and nangun 9.68 6 9.05 20 18.73 15
Nyein Chan Ko Ko Men's taijiquan and taijijian 9.69 6 9.71 3 19.40  
Min Htet Khant 9.41 14 9.41 12 18.82 13
Sandy Oo Women's changquan 8.70 9 N/A 8.70 9
Thitsar Myint Aye Women's nanquan and nandao 9.34 10 9.67 4 19.01 7
Eain Myat Noe Women's taijiquan and taijijian 9.48 12 9.56 10 19.04 10
Sanda
Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Rank
Linn Thu Rain Men's –56 kg   S Kumar (IND)
L 0–2
Did not advance
Chit Ko Ko Men's –60 kg   A Duiseyev (KAZ)
L 1–2
Did not advance

Key: * TV – Technical victory.

ReferencesEdit

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