Arunachal Pradesh weightlifters and judokas bagged three medals for the State on Day five of the Khelo India Youth Games in Pune of Maharashtra on Saturday.
While Kabin Doyom bagged the silver medal in the girls’ U-21 and 48 kg bodyweight category in judo, Liza Kamsha won a bronze medal in weightlifting in the girls’ U-17 and 64 kg bodyweight category, reports The Arunachal Times.
Doyom lost her final bout against her opponent from Delhi. Liza lifted 64 kgs in snatch and 84 kgs in clean and jerk.
Madin Hina won a bronze in Judo in the boys’ U-21 and 66 kg bodyweight category, the report informed quoting Khelo India’s Arunachal Pradesh coordinator Karbia Dodum.
Another lifter from the State, P Chanu, secured the fifth position. She lifted 73 kgs in snatch and 90 kgs in clean and jerk for a total of 163 kgs in the girls’ U-21 and 64 kg bodyweight category.
Judokas Ehalu Tega and Kamdon Boi failed to make podium finish.
In badminton, Laa Tukum lost fighting 21-19, 12-21, 21-12 to Gandham Pranav Rao of Telangana in the semi-final of the boys’ U-17 singles competition.
In the bronze medal playoff match, he lost 17-21, 21-18, 12-21 to Ishaan Bhatnagar of Chhattisgarh.
In the boys’ U-17 wrestling, Dari Saimon made a first-round exit.
Arunachal, still in the quest of a gold medal, is at the 21st position in the medal tally with five silver and six bronze medals.
The boxing competition will start on Sunday. The State has fielded eight boys and a girl participant in the boxing competition.