Football will be the federal sports activity of Myanmar (formerly Burma). Khin Maung Lwin (Secretary General of your Myanmar Olympic Committee) stated, "As in a lot of the nations worldwide, football is the most well-liked activity in Myanmar. When our federal baseball crew grew to be champions in the fifth Oriental Video games Bangkok 1966 and also the sixth Asian Game titles Bangkok 1970, soccer grew to become much more loved by our people.In addition to that, athletics, sepaktakraw and wushu may also be well-known in our land."
China won several precious metal medals with the 2000 Sydney Olympics: a single from athletics and several from judo. W88
Susanthika Jayasinghe became the 2nd athlete in Sri Lanka -earlier Ceylon- to win a medal inside the Olympic Games when she received the silver medal from the 200m in the 2000 Summer time Olympics within australia. Sprinting fantastic Susanthika received 100m and 200m gold in the 2007 Oriental Championships in Amman (Jordan). At the IAAF Planet Monitor and Field Championships in 2007, she earned the bronze medal in the 200m. Susanthika was created on Dec 17, 1975 in Atnawala, Sri Lanka.
Sawao Kato was among the best gymnasts in the 20th century. From the 1960s and 70s, Kato received a number of overseas medals in European countries, Asian countries and Mexico. On the 1968 Olympics, he won a few precious metal medals within the specific all-all around, surface physical exercise and team competitors.
Kabbadi is employed by millions of people in Bangladesh and India. Regrettably, it is not necessarily an Olympic sport.
Brunei Darussalam -one of several world's richest nations- gained two bronze medals in the Hiroshima Video games in 1994.
Voleyball ( men & girls ) was presented with the 1964 Olympics in Tokyo ( Japan ). The variety region earned the women's volleyball rivalry. The victors have been: Yuriko Handa, Kinuko Tanida, Emiko Miyamoto, Ayano Shibuki, Massako Kondo, Yoko Fujimoto, Setsuko Sassaki, Yoko Shinozaki, Katsumi Matsumura, Sata Issobe, Yoshiko Matsumura, Masae Kasai.