AR team win 14th Kotaka’s Cup


Dimapur, May 2: The 14th Kotaka’s Cup All India Karate Championship 2018 was held at Tal Katora Stadium, New Delhi on April 28-29, organised by International Karate Federation India Kataka-ha-shito Ryu Karate-do under the aegis of All India Karate Federation, New Delhi. 22 teams including 3 Security Forces team (Assam Rifles, Delhi Police and Punjab Police) participated in the event.
In the tournament, the team of Assam Rifles performed par excellence and got the overall championship of 14th Kotaka’s Cup besides bagging 8 Gold, 6 Silver and 3 Bronze. The team had won the championship in 2017 too. Two of its members Suraj Thapa and Rishel had also won Gold in the recently held International Open SBY Cup in Indonesia as part of the Indian team.
The recruits who won the Gold Medal were Geet Chandra (below 55 kg), Sonu (below 60 kg), Sagar (below 65 kg), Mohan (below 84 kg), Lalrin Sanga (IND KATA), Junmoni (below 48 kg), Arpana (below 53 kg) and Vanshika (IND KATA). Silver Medal were Vicky Shejul (below 50 kg), Sagar (below 75 kg), Suresh (below 80 kg), Mainu (below 45 kg), Beauty (below 53 kg) and Irene (below 63 kg). Bronze Medal were Kiran (below 70 kg), Ankita (below 53 kg) and Zonmowii (below 63 kg).
(Page News Service)