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1st Kohima district govt. schools athletic meet held

Nagaland News

Kohima, April 28: The first Kohima District Government High and Higher Secondary Schools Athletic Meet was held today at Indira Gandhi Stadium Kohima.
Altogether 17 government schools in Kohima and Tseminyu participated in the one-day event. Government schools in Tseminyu are still under the District Education Office, Kohima.
Exhorting the gathering as inaugural guest, Director of School Education, Wonthungo Tsopoe said that sports and athletic meet is very important as it is part of education.
He said that the youngsters can excel in life through discipline and sport is an avenue to mould discipline in them. He said that as per the new National Education Policy, emphasis has been given sports and skill development of students.
Expressing that sports and games have become a lucrative avenue, he encouraged youngsters to take up sports professionally but also not to neglect their studies. He asked them to maintain proper discipline and timing for sports and studies.
He also encouraged them saying that while winning is important participation is more important in life.
Tsopoe further asked the students to set their ambition in life before matriculation so that they can pursue hard and achieve it. He further hoped to have Naga boys and girls participating in the national and international level thereby bringing laurels to the state and nation.
Chaired by Secretary of Tournament Management Committee, Alesh Thong the programme commenced with prayer by Area Education Officer SDEO Kohima Neilhousienuo while PET T. M. Government HSS Dziesesakuo Rutsa administered oath to the 17 participating teams.
The students took part in various athletic events including race, jumps and throws while the first position winners are:
100 M Race Boys – Keduhoto of John GHSS
100 M Race Girls – Keni Kent of GHSS Rüzhukhrie
200 M Race Boys – Keduhoto John GHSS
200 M Girls – Keni Kent of GHSS Rüzhukhrie
800 M race Boys – Mutuyi Savi of GHS Jakhama
800 M race Girls – Keni Kent of GHSS Rüzhukhrie
3000 m Race Boys – Mutuyi Savi of GHS Jakhama
3000 M Race Girls – Rüükedono Yalie of GHS Khonoma
Long Jump Boys – Neihelie Yhor of GHSS Rüzhukhrie
Long Jump Girls – Kevineinuo Khro of TM GHSS
Javelin Throw Boys – Metsilhouzo Rino of GHSS Jotsoma
Javelin Throw Girls – Kikruleno Rino of GHSS Jotsoma
Shot Put Boys – Kezhalhulie of GHS Khonoma
Shot Put Girls – Mesalhuno Chase of GHS Khonoma
Discus Throw Girls – Kevineinuo Khro of TMGHSS
Discus Throw GirlsBoys – Neihelie Yhor of GHSS Rüzhukhrie.
(Page News Service)

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