What sports do people in Laos play?

What is the main sport in Laos?

Their national sport is Muay Lao that has close resemblance to Thailand’s Muay Thai, Malaysia’s Tomoi, Burmese Lethwei, and Cambodian Pradal Serey.

What is the most popular game in Laos?

Laos has been a member of FIFA since 1952. Football is the most popular sport in the country.

What is takraw in Laos?

The Lao sport of kataw, better known in Southeast Asia as sepak takraw, is a native sport throughout the region. It is played similar to volleyball except players are only allowed to use their feet, knees, chest or head to volley the ball over the net.

What is entertainment in Laos?

The traditional form of entertainment in Laos is classical dance and folk dance. Regular performances take place in Luang Prabang and Vientiane, but elsewhere it is hard to see. Live music is popular in Vientiane bars and clubs and local bands often play at clubs in bigger towns.

What is Vietnam’s national sport?

What sport is Sepak Takraw?

Sepak takraw (“kick ball”) is a uniquely Southeast Asian game (now played in other regions) that is similar to volleyball but is played with a woven rattan ball and without using the hands. The sport is internationally competitive, and Malaysia has fronted winning teams.

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What are the sports game similar to Sepak Takraw?

Sepak Takraw resembles related native sports known as Sepak Raga in Brunei, Malaysia, and Singapore, Sipa in the Philippines, Rago in Indonesia, Chinlone in Myanmar, Takraw in Thailand, Kataw in Laos, and Sek Dai in Cambodia.

What is the age limit in playing Sepak Takraw?

Thirty nine male, sepak takraw players on state and national teams, were divided into three age categories of under 15 (U15; n = 12), under 18 (U18; n = 15), and under 23 years (U23; n = 12) of age.