Manipur emerges overall team champion in National Taekwondo
IMPHAL: Manipur emerged the overall team champion in the 35th Junior Boys' and Girls' National Taekwondo Championship and bagged the runner-up title in the 34th Senior category held from December 16 to 18 at Cuttack, Odisha.
In the junior event, Manipur won 6 gold, 2 silver and 3 bronze medal.
AK Devika Devi, Th Inaobi Chanu, S Tina, N Helena Devi, L Priya Devi and Ch Yaikhomba clinched a gold medal each while O Khumanleima Chanu and P Bope bagged a silver medal each and N Jina Devi, T Meleiba Meetei and Y Chandrakumar Singh secured a bronze medal each.
In the senior category, State team clinched seven medals – 2 gold, 3 silver and 2 bronze.
Players who won medals are Sunila Thokchom (gold), S Langjing Meitei (gold), Ng Abem (silver), K Nanaocha (silver), S Bikramjit Singh (silver), Kh Sanatombi Devi (bronze) and L Dhane Singh (bronze).