She advanced from 83 to 73 in the Badminton World Federation ranks after losing to Kiona Selvaduray from Malaysia in final match of Helles Open in Sidirokastro, Greece on August 11.
She is now competing the Bulgarian Open Championship in Sofia, Bulgaria from August 12-15 and will face a player from Turkey in the quarter finals on the third day of the event.
In the Bulgarian Open, Thet Htar Thuzar started the first round with a straight-sets win (21-17, 21-17 )against Iranian Samin AbedkhoJasteh.
In the next roud, she played with Hungarian Reka Madarasz and won 21-13, 21-19.
Myanmar’s badminton celebrity is aiming to participate in the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.
If she is to make it to the Olympics, she will need to be at least 50 or 60 in the world badminton ranking.
She is expected to compete in as many Badminton World Federation- sanctioned tournaments as possible to qualify for the Olympics.
She must try to improve her ranking before the end of the qualification deadline period which is April 26, 2020.
Thet Htar Thuzar has six international championship titles under her belt: the Egypt International Badminton Series in 2018, Uganda Badminton International Series, Kenya Future Series, Mauritius Fleet International Series, Benin International series, and Cote d’ivoire International series in 2019.