The State Level Archery Championship which started on March 13 at 6 Sector Assam Rifles, Keithelmanbi, Imphal concluded on Thursday.
The state level tournament was organized by the 6 Sector Assam Rifles, Keithelmanbi and the Competition was held in three different categories namely Indian, Recurve and Compound rounds.
Attending the function, Health and Family Welfare Minister L Jayantakumar Singh said that organizing such competitions will indeed help to groom the young sporting talents of the state. This is a step ahead for the players.
The role of Assam Riffles in the state is really significant. They are helping the state Government in many spheres, he added. Minister appreciated the initiatives of the Assam Riffles especially in the sporting arenas. He also advised the archers of the state to work harder so that they can bring laurel to the state and the country as well.
Medals and Citations were also distributed to the winners of the Competition by the minister.
In the Individual Recurve (Men) Ak Amajit clinched Gold Medal while M Malemnganba and Boipu Baite got Silver and Bronze respectively. In the women Recurve event Th Sanai stood first, Y Anupama and Ksh. Manglemsana 2 nd and 3 rd respectively.
In Individual Compound Women Sh Manorama lifted gold while L Dulina and Menaka received Silver and Bronze medals respectively.
In the mens section N Arjun, S Rajendro and S Somorjit stood 1st , 2nd and 3rd respectively. In the Indian round (men) Th. Heller clinched Gold while Th. Lanngamba and Mukta clinched Silver and Bronze respectively.
In the women category P. Sonia stood first while Malemnganbi and Tomthinnganbi stood second and third position respectively.
In the closing function held at the ground of 6 Assam Rifles, Keithelmanbi Brigadier Amit Kabthiyal, Commander 9 Sector Assam Rifles and Colonel. Indrajit Singh, Commandant 6 Assam Rifles attended the function and also joined at the distribution of medals and citations to the archers.