Chin female archer competes in Rio 2016

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Mai San Yu Htwe (Photo: http://southeastasiansports.blogspot.com/2016/08/san-yu-htwe.html) Mai San Yu Htwe (Photo: http://southeastasiansports.blogspot.com/2016/08/san-yu-htwe.html)
10 August 2016 -- San Yu Htwe, a Chin athlete originally from Mindat, Chin State, is tomorrow to compete against Bobae Ki, from South Korea, in archery in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The 30-year-old archer, among seven athletes representing Burma at the 2016 Summer Olympics, will proceed to the quarterfinals of the women's individual elimination match if she beats her opponent.

Currently at 51 in the ranking round table of 64 archery competitors in total, Htwe has got to perform well to defeat the Korean, the third seed, in the women’s archery individual recurve.

In media reports, Htwe indicated that she had not dare to even dream of winning a medal but had been excited about participating in the international event.#

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