Burma snatches sepak takraw gold

Burma snatches sepak takraw gold

Burma’s sepak takraw men’s doubles team won the gold medal after defeating Indonesia in the final on Friday in front of a partisan crowd in the 5,000-seat Wunna Theikdi Indoor Stadium.

Despite losing the first set 10-21, Aung Pyah Tun and Wai Phyo fought back in the second, winning 21-15.

Roared on by the home supporters, the Burmese pair prevailed in the final set to claim the SEA Games title 2-1.

Burma now has 68 gold medals, 52 silver and 61 bronze, second in the table to Thailand which has 86 golds.

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