Nagaland Taekwondo team wins 14 medals at Kukkiwon cup

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Kohima, June 7: Nagaland Taekwondo team has won 14 medals (10 gold, one silver and 3 bronze medals) during the 3rd Kukkiwon cup, Indian international taekwondo championship 2019 held at Talkatora Stadium, New Delhi on June 5-7.
A total of 20 players participated in the championship including a team coach and manager.
The team is led by team coach Visabiu Peseyie, state Taekwondo coach and Sangtsuthung Ngullie as manager. The players representing the state are from Sports Academy IG stadium, Kohima.
Winners
Pee-wee category
1. Pauninglungbe under 22 kg : Gold
2. P. Athongti under 24 kg: gold
Sub-Junior : Gold
Sub – junior
1. Lensethong – 21 kg : gold
2. Lhuvosayi swuro – 27 kg : gold
3. Thongti thonger – 35 kg : gold
4. T. Kiutsu – 44 kg : gold
5. Manhei konyak – 25 kg : silver
Cadet:
1. Tenloi phom – 33 kg : gold
2. Thinokhoto Nakhro – 45 kg : bronze
3. Hinglakpo – 49 kg bronze
Junior category :
1. Keyinchigongbe – 55 kg : gold
2. Vilabizo Nagi – 59 kg : gold
3. Zakieneikho Peseyie – 63 kg : gold
4. Repinkiu N. Tikhir – 51 kg : bronze
(Page News Service)