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SAI/SAG honour inmates for excellence

So far Manipur has produced 19 Olympians, of which nine were produced by SAI/SAG Imphal, including Ng Dingko, S Suresh, MC Mary Kom, Y Brojeshwori Devi, Th Sanamacha Devi, N Soniya Devi, L Bombayla Devi. Sushila L and L Debendro Singh.

ByIFP Sports Correspondent

Updated 1 Jun 2022, 6:41 pm

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The SAI/SAG Khuman Lampak honoured its inmates who have brought medals and laurels to the Institution during 2019-20 to 2022-23 during its Foundation Day held at Khuman Lampak Complex.

The occasion was attended by YAS director, T Phulen Meitei and Dronacharya Awardee in Boxing, L Ibomcha Singh.

In the International competition of Boxing, S Yaiphaba Singh had credited himself with 1 gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze medals while Th Supriya Devi had bagged a silver medal. In the Sepak Takraw event, E Priya Devi had claimed two gold medals and two bronze medals while E Shilpa Devi had three gold and one silver to her credit.

Altogether 42 SAI/SAG meritorious sportspersons who have excelled in medal winning performances in national as well International were awarded with gifts and citation.

SAI/SAG Imphal also produced 11Arjuna Awardees in Ng Dingko Singh, Th Sanamacha Chanu, MC Mary Kom, A Anita Chanu, L Sarita Devi, L Debendro, M Suranjoy, L Bombayla Devi, W Shandhyarani Devi, Ng Sonia Devi and Y Sanathoi Devi of Wushu.

Nine other sportspersons, who are not inmates of SAI/SAG Imphal have also bagged the prestigious Arjuna Award.  They are K Kunjarani Devi, Ksh Tongongleima Chanu, W Surjalata Devi, Kh Tombi Devi, M Bimoljit Singh, Y Renubala Devi, O Bembem Devi, K Chinglensana and Sh Nilakanta Sharma.

So far Manipur has produced 19 Olympians, of which nine were produced by SAI/SAG Imphal, including Ng Dingko, S Suresh, MC Mary Kom, Y Brojeshwori Devi, Th Sanamacha Devi, N Soniya Devi, L Bombayla Devi. Sushila L and L Debendro Singh.

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The remaining 10 Olympians are P Nilakomol, Ksh Thoiba, Kh Kothajit, K Chinglensana, P Sushila Devi, T Anurandha Devi, Kh Tombi Devi, K Kunjarani Devi, S Mirabai Chanu and Sh Nilakanta Sharma.

Boxer MC Mary Kom is also a recipient of Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, Padma Shree, Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhusan. Others who got Khel Ratna award are N Kunjarani Devi, S Mirabai Chanu, Padma Shree Ng Dingko.  

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First published:1 Jun 2022, 6:41 pm

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IFP Sports Correspondent

IFP Sports Correspondent

Sports Bureau, Imphal, Manipur

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