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Myanmar to host Asian junior wrestling meet


Yangon: The Asian Junior Wrestling Championships will be hosted in Myanmar’s Nay Pyi Taw in the third week of July, the Myanmar Wrestling Federation announced on Wednesday.

A total of 10 elite Myanmar youth wrestlers are training hard under the guidance of three foreign coaches. Wrestling teams from about 20 countries and regions are expected to compete in the championships, reports Xinhua.

Myanmar grabbed three gold, three silver and six bronze medals in the 27th Southeast Asian Games hosted by the country in 2013. Myanmar Wrestling Federation was reformed in 2013.