Kohima, November 12: Dimapur district emerged as the group champion of the two-day 13th edition of Under-14 Inter-District Catch Them Young Tournament which concluded today here at Indira Gandhi Stadium, Kohima under the aegis of Department of Youth Resources & Sports.
Dimapur bagged 11 medals – five gold, three silver and three bronze to be the toppers followed by Peren district with 8 medals – four gold, one silver and three bronze and third went to Mon district with 6 medals – three gold and three silver.
The two-day tournament witnessed sporting disciplines such as Badminton, Table Tennis and athletics such as 100m, 800 m, long jump, shotput for both boys and girls. A total of 48 medals were given away during the tournament.
A total of 305 participants including 89 boys and 78 girls from 12 districts took part in the two day sporting event.
DYRS director Akumla Chuba graced closing function and gave away the prizes to the winners.
In her speech, she appreciated the efforts taken by the participants, and hoped that the experience they get through the tournament will encourage them to get better, stronger and faster.
She also asked the participants to keep practising so that they can take it professionally. In this regard, the director urged the students to focus, train and strive for the best. The director also invited the qualified athletes to avail the academy training at Dimapur if the players wants to venture into sports academy. She said the interested participants can inform the respective District Sports Officer for necessary arrangements.
The final results of the different discipline are as follows:
Table Tennis Boys singles: 1st place: Shreyan Jain (Dimapur) 2nd: Nisuvi A Awomi (Zunheboto) & 3rd: Vilavotuo Linyu (Kohima)
Table Tennis Girls Singles: 1st: Kesinuo Dzüvichü (Kohima), 2nd: Meyalila Kichu (Dimapur) & 3rd: Yimtisenla (Tuensang)
Table Tennis Boys doubles: 1st: Shreyan Jain & David (Dimapur), 2nd : Kethosetuo Khruomo & Mhasevi Mechieo (Kohima) & 3rd: Toinato Z. Assumi & Apuvi Z Aye (Zunheboto)
Table Tennis Girls doubles: 1st: Yimtisenla & Sangmaitola (Tuensang), 2nd: Pekrusenuo Yiese & Letsonuo Kire (Kohima) & 3rd: Aosen Imchen & Meyalila Kichu (Dimapur)
Shot-put (boys): 1st: Thujoveyi Swuro (Phek) 8.45 m, 2nd: Minphong Konyak (Mon) 7.54m & 3rd: Nighakivi Sumi (Zunheboto) 6.90 m
Shot-put (girls): Menuolenuo Alphonsa (Dimapur) 5.72 m, Mary A Konyak (Mon) 5.71 m & Kebayile (Peren) 5.38 m
High jump (boys): 1st: Minphong Konyak (Mon) 1.60 m, 2nd: Lurizo (Phek) 1.60 m & 3rd: Londiba S. (Kiphire) 1.57 m
High jump girls: 1st: Thingpia P (Noklak) 1.21 m, 2nd: Mary A Konyak (Mon) 1.19 m & 3rd: Gloria V Shohe (Zunheboto) 1.17 m
Badminton Boys single: 1st: Esibe (Peren), 2nd : Arkutong (Mokokchung) & 3rd: Khruzo (Phek)
Badminton Girls single: 1st: A. Ponlih Konyak (Mon), 2nd : Imsusenla Longkumer (Mokokchung) & 3rd: Subenro M Ngullie (Dimapur)
Badminton Boys Doubles: 1st: Methuithun & Kibangheu (Peren), 2nd : Mughakivi T Zhimo & Hoto H Kinni (Zunheboto) & 3rd: Heloka & Govind (Dimapur)
Badminton Girls Doubles: 1st: Temennaro & Imsusenla Longkumer (Mokokchung), 2nd : Subenro M Ngullie & Meyisen Longkumer (Dimapur) & 3rd: Christal & Chumdeno (Wokha)
800 metre race Boys: 1st: Gaichuipou Pamei (Peren) 2.36.23 m, 2nd: Khaidem Elbert (Dimapur) 2.37.84 m & 3rd: Lanusucha (Mokokchung) 2.57.45 m
800 metre race Girls: 1st: Vesunelu (Phek) 3.01.64 m, 2nd : Chongsop. P (Noklak) 3.03.19 m & 3rd: Kilungbale Haiming (Peren) 3.07.53 m
(Page News Service)