Nagaland ranks 5th in recently concluded First North East Olympic Games 2018 at Imphal

KOHIMA, Oct 30 (NEPS): The Nagaland State contingent participated at the First North East Olympic Game held which was held from October 24 to 28 at the main Stadium, Khuman Lampak Sports Complex, Imphal. Altogether 175 players comprising 72 males, 67 Females, 7 Technical Officials, 6 Officials from the Nagaland Olympic Association (NOA), 22 Coaches  and Managers represented the State.

Team Nagaland was led by Chef De Mission, Tali Jamir and Deputy Chef De Mission Er. Khrielievio Tsumvu along with Secretary General NOA, T Meren Paul.

Jamir, on behalf of all the players, thanked Chief Minister of Nagaland & President of NOA, Neiphiu Rio for providing all necessary funds and support for the State contingent thereby creating a platform for the young up-coming players to display their talents. He also expressed gratitude to all the technical officials, observers and Director, IPR, Nagaland, Limawati Ao for the vast media coverage throughout the event.

The second edition of North East Olympic Games will be held in Arunachal Pradesh in 2020.

Rio congratulated all the participants and especially the Medal Winners.

In terms of ranking, Nagaland emerged the 5th position in the recently concluded Games. They won 6 Gold Medals, 9 Silver Medals and 26 Bronze Medals. There were 12 disciplines – archery, athletics, badminton, football, judo, shooting, table tennis, weight lifting, taekwondo, karate, boxing and wushu.

The list of all the Medal winners are as follows:- 

ATHLETICS

Gold Medal:–

1)      Ms. Tsuchoi T – 5000M(Women)

2)      Ms. Tsuchoi T – 10,000M(Women)

3)      Mr. Seluokuolie kire – Shot Put (Men)

Silver Medal:-

1)      Songmo – 5000M(Women)

2)      Aungkali – High Jump (Women)

Bronze Medal:-  4*100M Relay Race (Men)

  1. Rongsenmeren 2. Nekhoto Tunyi 3. Widambo Rentta 4. Imlisunep

4x100M (women)

  1. Tsuchoi T 2. Peiheiteile 3. Songmo 4. Tsujem

BOXING

Gold Medal:-

  1. Mr. Hmingthanlunga – 60Kg (Men)

Silver Medal:-

  1. Mr. Nikito Sumi – 69Kg (Men)
  2. Mr. Jichanthung Ngullie – 81 kg (Men)
  3. Ms. Ani Lama – 60Kg (Women)

BRONZE Medal:-

  1. Ms. Manchen Konyak – 48Kg (women)
  2. Ms. Manju Basumatary – 54 Kg (Women)
  3. Ms. Monu – 64 Kg (Women)

TAEKWANDO

Silver Medal:-

  1. Ms. Repenkiu Tikhir – 54 Kg (Women)
  2. Mr. Keneileno Nagi – 74Kg (Men)

BRONZE Medalist:-

  1. Mr. Reetiz Engtee – 68 Kg (Men)
  2. Mr. Iteipetbo Nkie – 58 Kg (Men)
  3. Mr. Albert Lotha – 63 Kg (Men)
  4. Mr. Nenghoikim Singson – 62 Kg (Men)
  5. Ms. Antimonyu Chang – 53 Kg (Women)
  6. Ms. Dzuvichunuo Rutsa – 49 Kg (Women)

KARATE

Gold Medal:-

  1. Ms. Bamang yakum – Women

BRONZE MEDAL:-

  1. Ms. Mui Ama – Women
  2. Ms. Milleno Mamai – Women
  3. Mr. Toshimanen Longkumer – Men

WEIGHT LIFTING

GOLD

  1. Rubu Mech – 67 Kg (Men)

WUSHU

BRONZE Medal:-

  1. Mr. Kibaka L Aye – 48 Kg (Men)
  2. Mr. Shemele Rhakho – 52 Kg (Men)
  3. Mr. Rinku Bora – 65 Kg (Men)
  4. Mr. Sagar Mech – 70 Kg (Men)

ARCHERY

SILVER Medal:-

  1. Keneisa-o Theunuo – Individual Men

BRONZE MEDAL:-

  1. MR. Kilen Meren – Individual Men
  2. Ms. Kevikienuo Rikha – Individual Women

TABLE TENNIS

BRONZE Medal:-

  1. Ms. Shekhotolu – Women Single
  2. Mr. Ankur Sangpang Rai – Men Single
  3. Mr. Imliwapang & Imnatoshi – Men’s Double

SHOOTING

SILVER:-

  1. Bivash Biswas – Men Air Pistol (10M)

JUDO

BRONZE Medal:-

  1. Ms. Vizoseno – 52 Kg (women)

Total Medal tally

  1. Gold – 6
  2. Silver – 9
  3. Bronze – 27

 


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