The First Edition of Northeast MTB Championship 2020, organised by Gear up, a bicycle store, has concluded successfully.
The championship was held in four categories – Cross Country (XC) male and female, Down Hill Full Suspension (DHFS) and Down Hill Hard Trail (DHHT).
The top 3 winners of each category were – Cross Country (XC) in male Category: 1st position – Innus Ali; 2nd position – Raikom Enghi and 3rd position – Suto Linggi.
Cross Country (XC) in female category: 1st position – Sabitra Barman, 2nd position – Justine Kashyap and 3rd position – Salma Sultana.
Down Hill Full Suspension (DHFS) Category: 1st position – Ismamul Howk, 2nd position – Apshai G Niangti, 3rd position – Tennyson Thokchom.
Down Hill Full Suspension (DHFS) U14 Category winner is Jusnitjyoti Borah.
Down Hill Hard Trail (DHHT) Category: 1st position – Bommo Riba, 2nd position- Nicholas Syrti and 3rd position Meban Suiem.
The championship was flagged off by Purnima Mehra, the principal of Army Public School, Basistha at starting point of Basistha Army camp including adventurous terrains of Assam Meghalaya border (Ri Bhoi district).
A huge spectator crowd and more than 50 male and female participants from the different northeastern states joined the championship.
The championship was an initiative of Gear Up, led by Ashish Maggu and supported by Nemcare Hospital Pvt. Ltd.
The prizes were distributed by Dr. Angshuman Borah of Nemcare Hospital, Prabjot Singh Arora; former national basketball player and Subash Pauley, head coach of LNIPE and Cycling Federation, Ashok Marak, village headman of Maikhuli Village, Col. Bipul Bhuyan of 151 Army Base Hospital.
A photography and Videography contest was also held in the venue.
A number of photographers and videographers participated in the contest.
A jury with a well-known photography field will choose the winners from these competitors and will announce the result after few weeks, the organizers informed.