Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Nagaland: Taekwon-do Hall of Famer, Israel feted

Staff Reporter

Grand Master Israel G. Xuivi, founder of Naga Kiti-do and an International Taekwon-do player, who was recently inducted into Taekwon-do Hall of Fame, was accorded a warm welcome by various organizations on his arrival at Dimapur Airport on Tuesday.
Israel Xuivi was formally inducted in the Taekwon-do Hall of Fame at the historic ceremony held at the Hyatt Regency at 2 Exchange Palace, Jersey City, New Jersey, USA on August 19.
He was inducted for his outstanding achievements and tagged him as “Pioneer Taekwon-do Instructor”.
Speaking at the felicitation programme organized by the Western Sumi Sports Association (WSSA), Israel thanked God for everything and said that he was humbled by the reception accorded to him by various organizations.
He said that he started this sport out of his passion and interest and it soon became “his identity, his community, state and the country”.
Stating that his journey will not be complete without the countless support of the people, he dedicated his achievement to the people of the Nagaland and hoped that it will inspire the younger generation in the days to come. He also thanked the police department especially the DGP for the support.
Various organizations such as Sumi Hoho, Western Sumi Hoho, Sumi Gazetted Officers’ Union, Central Nagaland Tribes Council, etc felicitated the Grand Master.


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