Manipur armwrestlers shine at national champs


IMPHAL, June 29: Manipur bagged 12 gold, six silver and five bronze medals at the 35th national Armwrestling championship held at Ludhiana, Punjab from June 16 to 20. 

In the junior girls category A Premila won gold in 45kg category while Ch Minerva, S Aruna and L Chaoba too bagged gold in the 60th, 70th and 70+ categories respectively. L Ranjita bagged silver in the 45kg category while Th Sangeeta and Rojimala bagged bronze medals in the 50kg and 55kg respectively of the section while Kh Ganita was fourth position holder in the 50kg category.

In the junior boys 70kg category, Th Ringo bagged gold while K Surjit bagged bronze.

In the women’s section, S Rani bagged gold in the 60kg while Ch Inaobi, M Memcha, S Inao and L Pusparani bagged gold respectively in the 70kg, 80kg, 80+kg and 65kg bout.

M Abe, Chanchalkumari and S Aruna also bagged silver medals in the 55kg, 65kg and 70kg respectively while Millonda bagged bronze in the 60kg category as also S Anita in the same weight category.

In the men’s 70kg category Md Kalam won silver medal.

In the Masters category, Th Othelo won silver in the 60kg while N Nobo and Th Sarat won gold in the 80kg and 100kg respectively.


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