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Wokha District golden jubilee half-marathon & walkathon held

golden jubilee half marathon

Dimapur, December 18: Celebrating 50 years of Wokha district, the Wokha District Sports Council (WDSA), in co-ordination with the golden jubilee organising committee, held a half- marathon open category and walkathon for senior citizens on December 18.
The half marathon race was supported by MLA Y Mhonbemo Humtsoe and sponsored by the Department of Youth Resources and Sports.
Deputy Commissioner & Chairman WDSA, Ajit Kumar Ranjan flagged off the half marathon race from Wokha zero-point to public ground for the open category and for the seniors’ citizens walkathon started from PWD Junction and culminated at public ground.
Former MLA & EX- Chairman of Lotha Hoho, Mhao Humtsoe graced the occasion and gave away the prizes to the winners of various categories.
The Half Marathon in Men’s category was bagged by Phyobenthung Humtsoe, while Renthungo Tsanglao and Chonben Tungoe won the second and third place respectively.
In the women’s category, Nzanti Lotha bagged the first position and Yingabeni Odyuo and Lichumbeni Kikon won the second and third place respectively.
In the senior citizens category, Yanbemo Ngullie won the first position while Khoshako Erie and Yanpothung Jungio bagged the second and third place respectively.
(Page News Service)