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Nagaland Athletics congratulates Athletics team

Nagaland News

Dimapur, November 17: The President and all members of Nagaland Athletics have congratulated the Athletics team of Nagaland for its commendable performance at the just concluded North East Olympic Games 2022.
Athletics won a total of 23 medals that included 9 Gold, 4 Silver, and 10 Bronze Medals which was the highest amongst all disciplines in the overall Nagaland tally. The icing on the cake was the winning of Best Athlete in the Girls U20 by Niansai T and Neiketuolie Belho in Men’s above 20.
While congratulating and appreciating the hard work of every athlete, Nagaland Athletics placed on record their appreciation to the coaches and support team who worked equally hard and made significant contributions towards the training and development of the contingent. The coaching and support team included Khriezotuonuo Theunuo, C Tongjen Thai, Purna Konyak, and Mhonsao Ngullie. Special appreciation was given to the Athletics Federation of India which made efforts to depute two national-level coaches namely S Jayachandran and C Gopinath from Tamil Nadu. They worked with committed dedication and immensely contributed towards the improvement of the athletes and ensured that the athletes performed to the best of their abilities on the days of the competition.
Nagaland Athletics expressed gratitude to the AFI for handholding Nagaland Athletics and assisting them in all areas which are showing positive results in the form of medals and victories.
Nagaland Athletics also extended its appreciation to the Chief Minister and President of the Nagaland Olympic Association, Neiphiu Rio for his constant support and guidance to the sports fraternity. Nagaland Athletics further expressed gratitude to the Nagaland Olympic Association for all the support and assistance provided to the entire sports community.
It further appreciated all sections and individuals who have always supported and helped them in their collective endeavors of uplifting the youth and they continue to seek support and solidarity. (Page News Service)