Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Nagaland wins 14 medals at 25th National ITF Taekwondo C’ship

Nagaland State team won 14 medals in the recently concluded 25th National ITF Taekwondo Championship held at Ongole, Andhra Pradesh from December 24 to 25.
The team won 2nd runners-up in the overall medal tally with 10 gold, 3 silver and 1 bronze. Nagaland team also won gold medal in team patterns event.
Individual medal winners are Uto Xuivi Zhimomi (2 Gold), Paul Zeliang (2 Gold), Pikupu Zhimomi (1 Gold), Puloto Chophy (1 Silver and 1 Bronze), Nongothung Shitiri (1 Gold and 1 Silver), Tokupu Xuivi Zhimomi (1 Gold and 1 Silver), Nito Xuivi Zhimomi (2 Gold).
The championship was supervised under the chairmanship of senior master Maruthi Prasad Vannum, 8th degree black belt, International Instructors and umpires.
The events held were individual sparring, individual and group patterns and special technique. Overall team champions was bagged by Karnataka, first-runners-up by Andhra Pradesh and second runners-up by Nagaland.
Over 400 participants and officials were present for the events.
The next 26th national will be held in Delhi.

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