YR&S Deptt felicitates Indian Int’l Taekwondo medallists

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Taekwondo medal winners along with Secretary YR&S, L. Viya and other officers of YR&S Department during the felicitation programmme at IG Stadium, Kohima on 10th June 2019.

Dimapur, June 10: Department of Youth Resources & Sports felicitated Nagaland Taekwondo team that participated in the Kukkiwon Indian International championship 2019 at IG Stadium, Kohima on June 10.
Nagaland Taekwondo team 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. Four countries took part in the Championship including Bhutan, Afghanistan, Nepal and India.
During the program, Secretary of YR&S, Lhouchalie Viya said apart from the regular activities, the Department is slowly emphasizing on facilities which will be beneficial for academy students like free music classes and compulsory English speaking in the Academy in order to build up confidence. He also mentioned that the Department is taking small steps like putting up CCTV in the Academy, checking the influence of the public and maintain more discipline in order to take the Academy forward.
He congratulated all the medalists for bringing Laurel to the State. He also conveyed the congratulatory message which the Chief Minister of Nagaland has tweeted for winning 14 medals.
Director YR&S, Akumla Chuba, while congratulating the Academy students for bringing laurel to the State, also thanked the coaches for taking care of the students and giving their hundred percent to the students.
A total of 20 players participated in the Championship led by team coach Visabiu Peseyie, State Taekwondo Coach and Sangtsuthung Ngullie as Manager.
Pee-wee category
1. Pauninglungbe under 22 kg : Gold
2. P. Athongti under 24 kg
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)