4th Inter-School Sailing Championship begins in Yangon

4th Inter-School Sailing Championship begins in Yangon

Children participate in a sailing event at the 4th Myanmar Inter-School Sailing Championship 2019.  Photo: MYF
                   Children participate in a sailing event at the 4th Myanmar Inter-School Sailing Championship 2019.

The 4th Myanmar Inter-School Sailing Championship 2019 opened yesterday at the Yangon Sailing Club in Yangon.

The championship is being supervised by the Myanmar Yachting Federation and sponsored by Toshiba Carrier Myanmar and Vicee Vitamin-C.

The seven-day competition will be held from 15 to 21 December. The opening ceremony was attended by officials of the Myanmar Yachting Federation, led by U Maung Win, vice chairman of the federation, officials from the Sports and Physical Education Institute, and teachers from the Teacher Training College.

At the opening ceremony, U Maung Win delivered the opening address. The sailing team head coach, U Saing Pyae Sone, said the aim of the championship was to help schoolchildren get in touch with sailing as a sport and to support their creative mindset and health.

Schoolchildren from Yangon Region will be participating in the tourney, and the champions will be given prizes, according to the Yangon Sailing Club.

From: Global New Light