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NE Olympics: Wushu coaching camp for athletes

A file photo of Wushu players in action during the 3rd Nagaland Olympics and Paralympic Games 2023 at Sovima.

Kohima, February 26: The Nagaland Wushu Association has announced the names of the athletes selected to undergo an intensive preparatory camp starting from February 28 onwards ahead of the upcoming 3rd Northeast Olympic Games scheduled to begin on March 18.
A press release from the Nagaland Wushu Association stated that association have shortlisted the silver and gold medalist to undergo intensive training at Chumoukedima district. Subsequently, a final selection will be held to select the best fighter to represent the state in the NE Olympics. In this regard, all the shortlisted athletes have been asked to report by 12 pm on February 28 at the DUDA guest house, near Tetso College, Chumoukedima district, to begin their training.
The selected players are as follows: In the 52kg category, Vipu Zhimomi and Wapang Ao, Lipokjonshi Imchen for 80kg, Mankho T Konyak and Meidan I Phom for 56kg, Aboto Ayemi and Nupa Kiho in 60kg,Emtiramok Amri and Akivito in 65kg, Kekhrieneitso Angami and Nchumthung Tungoe in 70kg, Temsu and Yoto Chizo in 75kg.
For the women’s category: In 45kg, Bwensinsha Seb and Temsurenla, Geeta Narjinary in 48kg, and Mahima Mech & Kivikali in the 52kg category.
The Wushu discipline is one of the 16 sports disciplines to be featured at the NEOG, taking place across three districts in Nagaland. For the Wushu discipline, the categories for sanda events are 52kg, 56kg, 60kg, 65kg, 70kg, 75kg, and 80kg for the men’s category. For the women’s category, the weight classes are 45kg, 48kg, and 52kg.
For any related information related to Wushu discipline, one may contact +919612111544 or +917630994233.
(Page News Service)