Updated 15 Apr 2022, 6:40 pm
A homecoming ceremony cum felicitation programme for gold medallist Lalsiamding Guite was held at YPA Lamka unit office, Hiangtam Lamka, Churachandpur on Friday.
Lalsiamding grabbed a gold medal at the junior (120kg) category in the all India national senior, junior, master and sub junior (Men’s and Women’s) classic powerlifting championships 2021-22 in Kerala.
The championship was held from April 9 to 13 at Alapuzha, Kerala state with the attendance of more than 1,400 athletes from all over India, of which 30 are from Manipur.
On early Friday, players from the local club, the Lamka Sports Club, and Young Paite Association, Lamka unit received the champion at the Tulihar Airport.
The president of YPA Lamka unit Thangpu Samte congratulated the winner by presenting the Paite traditional shawl. He encouraged the national champion to set his goal for getting a gold medal in the international championships.
On the occasion, the Zomi Mother Association (ZMA) general headquarter also felicitated the gold medallists. “The Zomi mothers are proud to have this wonderful son from the Zomi family,” ZMA president Chingngaihdon said.
She urged him to continue the momentum and win more championships while also presenting him with a Zomi traditional shawl.
First published:15 Apr 2022, 6:40 pm
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Churachandpur district, Manipur