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NEOG 2022 Basketball: Sikkim women win first Gold for state; Mizoram take men's title

Sikkim took the final 86 points against Meghalaya's 67 in the final of the women's basketball event at the North East Olympic Games 2022 in Shillong.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 16 Nov 2022, 7:27 pm

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma, presents the women's team trophy to Sikkim on November 15, 2022
Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma, presents the women's team trophy to Sikkim on November 15, 2022

Sikkim clinched their first gold at the North East Olympic Games 2022 by defeating hosts Meghalaya in the final of the women's basketball event at the NEIGRIHMS Indoor Basketball Court in Shillong Tuesday. 

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Sikkim took the final 86 points against Meghalaya's 67 in front of a large crowd of home fans at the second edition of NEOG.

(NEOG-2022: Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma presents the women's runners-up trophy to Meghalaya

Meanwhile, in the earlier men's final, Assam lost to Mizoram. Mizoram were thus awarded the gold medal, while Nagaland, who had beaten Manipur in the third place playoff 80-68 in the morning, were elevated to silver and Manipur took the bronze.  

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Mizoram took the women's bronze over Nagaland 63-55.  

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma, chief guest on the occasion of the women's final and subsequent prize distribution ceremony, presented the men's and women's champion teams with their trophies, a release stated.

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nagalandManipurmizoramgold medalNorth East Olympic Games 2022NEOG-2022basket ballSikkim women

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