CWG medal lifters team to arrive today


IMPHAL, Aug 9: The Manipur Weight Lifting Association, Imphal has informed to all members of the association, well wishers and the sportspersons of the State that Kh. Sanjita Chanu, the first Gold medalist and S Mirabai Chanu, the Silver medalist of the XX Commonwealth Games, Glasgow will arrive at Tulihal Airport by Indigo Flight from New Delhi on August 10. 

A release of the association requested everyone to participate in the welcome reception of the winners. 

In another release, the association said it has held an emergency meeting on August 9 at the meeting hall of the Olympic Bhavan, Khuman Lampak Sports Complex to condole the sudden and untimely death of N Kunjakishore Singh, SAI weightlifting coach and vice-president of the association who had passed away on August 9 at around 5 am at his residence at Khongman, Imphal East. 

It said the meeting had observed a two minute silence as a mark of respect to the departed soul. 


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