State bag 12 medals in NE Powerlifting Championship
CHRONICLE BUREAU IMPHAL, 11th Mar: State powerlifters collected 12 medals at the Northeast Powerlifting Championship 2018 which wrapped up on Sunday at Silchar, Assam.
The women lifters of the state contingent claimed the bulk of the medal haul, getting six silver and three bronze medals. Among the silver winners were N Sunita (47kg), Ng Tombi (52kg), Ch Soniya (57kg), K Linda Mangang (72kg), S Yaisana (84kg) and S Romita (84+kg), while A Somibala (52kg), M Ibemcha (57kg) and W Dineshori (84kg) settled for bronze.
Meanwhile, the men’s competitors bagged three medals courtesy of Sheikh Sharuk Khan (83kg) and Rohan Laishram (120+kg) who both claimed a silver as Md Badur (74kg) took a bronze.