NSFA wins 4 medals at 1st NE Strongman competition

NSFA wins 4 medals at 1st NE Strongman competition
(From Left to Right) NSFA Head Coach-Vechita Khesoh, Asst. Coach-Ketseiu Talie, Open Class Bronze Medalist-Tsuknungaküm Jamir, below 100 Kg Silver Medalist-Sedevizo Keretsü, below 80 Kg Gold Medalist-Vizobilie Punyü, below 90 Kg Gold Medalist-Kevilelie Pienyü and PRO Organizing Committee-Khriesaneisa Rütsa posing lens by displaying the medals and citations right after the prize distribution ceremony at Polo ground Shillong on 20 July. (Photo Courtesy: NSFA)

Kohima, July 18: Nagaland Strongman & Fitness Association (NSFA) team excelled in the 1st North East Strongman Strongwoman Events & Competition 2019 by wining 4 medals with Vizobilie Punyü and Kevilelie Pienyü outclassing their opponents by wining Gold in the below 80 Kgs and 90 Kgs category respectively.
Sedevizo Keretsü fought tooth and nail and secured Silver in the below 100 Kgs category while reigning Nagaland Strongest man title holder Tsuknungaküm Jamir had a full day fight in the Open Class Category and was decorated with Bronze. All the 4 NSFA competitors were decorated with a medal each and created a history of the NSFA and the Nagas as well, claimed Head Coach and General Secretary NSFA, Vechita Khesoh.
This first of its kind, 1st North East Strongman Strongwoman Events & Competition 2019 was organized by the Meghalaya Strongman & Amateur Power Sports Association (MSAPSA) held at Polo Ground, Shillong on July 20 last under the aegis of Strongman Corporation of India (Arnold Series).
NSFA President, Keduovilie Zumu in a statement lauded the Department of Tourism for enabling the NSFA to conduct Hornbill International Strongman and Fitness man competition event during the Hornbill festival for the last two consecutive times.
The NSFA observed that by organizing such events, our boys were excelling by winning medals even in the Northeast arena.
On behalf of the NSFA, Zumu further appealed to the tourism department to give more importance to this event as the very event is all set to upgrade to the national level this year, adding our NSFA boys will also participate in the event.
The team will be provided training for the National Championship schedule in the month of December this year to be held at Uttarankhand.
According to the official sources from the NSFA, under the patronage of CEO Strongman Corporation of India, a meeting comprising of all officials from participating states was held after the successful completion of the event wherein it was decided to set up an Adhoc body for North East Strongman & Woman with Balaphrang Kharsing of Meghalaya as President, Vechita Khesoh of Nagaland as General Secretary, Lalhimpuia of Mizoram and Raju Roy of Assam were inducted as Joint Secretaries.
Meanwhile the NSFA has congratulated its General Secretary,Vechita Khesoh for being inducted as the General Secretary of the North East Strongman & Woman Adhoc body.
The NSFA also conveyed its heartfelt gratitude to Nagaland Class-I Contractor K C Angami for sponsoring the participating team, Richard Belho & Khriesaneisa Rütsa for their generous contribution, Home Department Govt. of Nagaland for accommodating the team at Nagaland House, Shillong and all supporters and well wishers. The NSFA team will arrived Nagaland on July 23. (Page News Service)