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16th Governor's Taekwondo Cup: Pakhangba Taekwondo Academy shine with 5 gold medals

UTA and Marjing units fetched four gold medals while NSA Khuman Lampak and SAI RC kicked their way to two more gold medals. IMRTA, HTA and REAL had to contend with a gold medal of the day.

ByIFP Sports Correspondent

Updated 14 May 2022, 6:34 pm

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Pakhangba Taekwondo Academy kept their momentum intact, bagging five gold medals on the third day of the16th Governor's Taekwondo Cup, Manipur 2022 held at Indoor Stadium, Khuman Lampak on Saturday.

UTA and Marjing units fetched four gold medals while NSA Khuman Lampak and SAI RC kicked their way to two more gold medals. IMRTA, HTA and REAL had to contend with a gold medal of the day.

The PTA players continue to rule the Sub-Junior Boys event of 23kg with Ph Dilkash getting the better of Sham Chourajit of LTA for the gold and silver medal while Aryan M of PTA and Tomthinganba K of UTA taking the bronze medals.

L Diamond of PTA beat Kh Wanglen of LTA for the gold and silver medal in Sub-Junior Boys 35kg while Bonny S of PTA and N Nungshiba of TTA collected the bronze medals.

The other gold medal winners for PTA are Gunjan Kakali in Sub-Junior Girls 20kg, Ph Taniya Chanu in Sub Junior Girls 32kg and Bidyananda Ph in Cadet Boys 61 kg category.

Marjing player L Hemba Meitei also landed the gold medal beating K Alex of SAI RC in the Sub-Junior Boys 38kg while K Kangleinganba of PTA  and Kh Rojit of TTA settled for the bronze medals.

Marjing team gold medal winners includes Ch Lenin Singh in Junior Boys 73kg, K Punshiba in Cadet Boys 41kg and Kh Borish in Cadet Boys 65kg.

UTA player M Sanahal got the better of compatroit L Yaiphaba Meitei for the gold and silver medals in Senior Men 63kg while Elton L of SAI RC and H Surjakanta of UTA took the bronze medals. Other UTA players who claimed the gold medal are Ranbir M in Senior Men 74kg, I Chingkheinganbi in Cadet Girls 55kg, Priyanka L in Senior Women 62 kg.

In the Junior Girls 46kg bout, Manda Yaikhom of NSA Khuman Lampak beat Jenny Limbu of Kangla for the gold and silver medal. T Bheigyashree of NSA Khuman Lampak also picked up the gold medal in Cadet Girls 37kg bout.

SAI RC gold medal of the day was bagged by Kh Robert in Junior Boys 51kg and Angom Uttarani in Senior Women 53kg.

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First published:14 May 2022, 6:34 pm

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IFP Sports Correspondent

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Sports Bureau, Imphal, Manipur

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