In 3rd Northeast games, Arunachal athletes bag 17 medals

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In 3rd Northeast games, Arunachal athletes bag 17 medals

Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh athletes had a successful day at the ongoing North East Games in Nagaland on Wednesday bagging a total of 15 medals. This brought his total medal tally to 17 (2 gold, 6 silver, and 9 bronze).
Tap Mania and Johny Mangkhiya dominated the Pencak Silat competition by winning gold medals in the under 55kg and under 75kg categories respectively. Arunachal further impressed with three silver and six bronze medals in the discipline.
Jyoti Mane clocked 39 minutes and 52.94 seconds to win bronze in the women’s 10,000m race. Despite strong performances, other participants from Arunachal fell short of podium finishes in various athletic events.
Nang Khemawati bagged the silver medal in the women’s Indian round archery competition with a total of 636 points. Several archers from Arunachal, both male and female, qualified for the elimination round in their respective categories.

The Arunachal Pradesh women’s badminton team displayed their talent, bagging a bronze medal in the team event. After a close match against Assam in the semifinals, they ultimately fell short with a 2-3 defeat.

Laa Robin and Nikhil Chetry displayed their badminton prowess, advancing to the quarterfinals in the men’s singles event. Pinky Karki also emerged victorious in the women’s singles, defeating her Meghalaya opponent and securing a spot in the quarterfinals.

Chakpu Takam clinched a silver medal in Wushu’s men’s below 56kg category. Boxers Fenia Paffa, Sampong Rajkhowa, and Gora Yalung progressed to the next round, while Tarh Paya and Likha Jarnia fell short in their matches. Arunachal faced setbacks in football and volleyball, losing their matches against Nagaland and Sikkim, respectively.

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