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Assam hit champion target in Shooting at North East Olympic Games 2022

Manipur finished as the runners-up with 4 gold, 8 silver and 5 bronze in shooting events at the 2nd North East Olympic Games 2022.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 15 Nov 2022, 12:15 pm

NEOG 2022: Assam team celebrate being overall champions in shooting events on November 15, 2022
NEOG 2022: Assam team celebrate being overall champions in shooting events on November 15, 2022

Assam were the overall champions in the shooting events at the 2nd North East Olympic Games 2022, claiming 11 out of the 18 gold medals on offer. 

The shooting events, which were held at the Assam Regimental Centre's indoor and outdoor shooting ranges, concluded on Tuesday.

Besides their 11 gold medals, Assam also took 4 silver and 4 bronze, a release stated.

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Manipur finished as the runners-up with 4 gold, 8 silver and 5 bronze, in front of Meghalaya, who won 3 gold, 4 silver and 5 bronze, the release stated. 

Mizoram earned 2 silver and 4 bronze, while Arunachal finished with no medals from this particular discipline. Sikkim, Tripura and Nagaland did not participate. Each contingent sent 16 shooters, except for Arunachal, which fielded 11, it stated. 

The hosts' three gold medals were won by Dennyson Kyrsian in the 50m Rifle Prone Men's Individual category; Kyrsian, Banrilang Bleine and Rajdeep Ghosh in the 50m Rifle Prone Men's Team event; and Anjali Singh, Veronica Buhroy and Amalisha N Sangma in the 50m Rifle Prone Women's Team Championship, the release added.

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