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NEWS - Myanmar Wins International B

Myanmar Wins International Boat-Racing Title


               YANGON Myanmar, (Nov. 19) XINHUA - Rowing
               teams of host Myanmar won the men and women
               titles in the second International Traditional Boat
               Race at the Inya Lake here today. 

               The two-day boat race, which began Tuesday, was
               participated by men and women's teams from
               Malaysia, host Myanmar, the Philippines , Thailand
               and teams from Myanmar ministries, clubs, hotels
               and companies. 

               The first Myanmar international boat race took
               place in November 1996, joined by rowing teams
               from six countries. 

               Myanmar has also held seven domestic regatta
               festivals since 1990, and the last one took place in
               November 1996.