Myanmar Swimmer Sacrifices Olympic Dream for Democracy. He Regrets Nothing.

  • Myanmar Swimmer Sacrifices Olympic Dream for Democracy. He Regrets Nothing.

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    July 22, 2021 at 8:28 AM
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    After the military seized power, Myanmar swimmer Win Htet Oo knew that many things were coming to an end, while others were just beginning.

    The Southeast Asian country was no longer a democracy, but the growing resistance to the coup might also mean a revolution that could end the cycle of military rule. He also realized that his cherished dream of representing the hopes, aspirations, and ideals of a new Myanmar on the world’s top athletic stage would have to be put on hold.

    But he could help in other ways by voluntarily withdrawing from Olympic consideration, a high-profile

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