Nagaland wins 3 Gold , total so far 16 medals
KARIMGANJ, JANUARY 9 :Nagaland has so far won16 medals , with 3 Gold Medals at the on- going 4th Northeast Taekwondo championship currently played at DSA, Karimganj. Nagaland ‘s Neikhozo Naprant- su strike the first Gold Medal for the state in the under 33 kgs cadet boys on Monday evening.
Hinglakbo Nike bagged Gold Medal in the under 45 kgs cadet boys and Zakieneikho Peseyie annexed Gold Medal in the over 65kgs cadet boys, the 2nd and 3rd Gold Medals respectively on Tuesday. Nagaland also won 4 Silver Medals and 8 Bronze Medals, totalling 16 in various the categories during the championship.
The championship is orga- nized by Karimganj District Taek- wondo Association and played under the aegis of North-East Taekwondo Union (NETU). Altogether 45 members team under the aegis of Nagaland Taekwondo Association (NTA) is taking part in the three day championship which will conclude on Wednesday.
Six northeast states – Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Mizoram, Meghalaya Nagaland and SSB team with 232 players and 25 officials are part of the championship. (Page News Service)