State powerlifting team leave Imphal

State powerlifting team leave Imphal

IMPHAL, Jan 2 : A team of powerlifters who will represent Manipur have left Imphal today for Coimbatore to participate in the Junior and Master National Powerlifting Championship 2018 to be started from January 8 and culminate on Jan 12.
The team include N Vivekananda and M Jimmy Singh in the 53 kg category junior men unequipped events while Laishram Rohit Singh and Pebam Jim Singh will take part in the 59 kg and 66 kg categories respectively. L Prashant and N Albert will be representing Manipur in the 74 kg category while Sheikh Sharuk Khan, Kh Sunder and Roshan Laishram in the 83 kg, 93 kg and 120 kg categories of the men’s junior unequipped event.
The players who will take part in the equipped event (junior men) are Irikhomba (53 kg), Md Faraque (59 kg), N Rahul Singh (66 kg), M Ronaldo (66 kg), Th Suraj Kumar (74 kg), Th Arunkumar (74 kg), Sheikh Sharuk Khan, Kh sunder and Roshan Laishram.
Dharmasing (M-IV, 66 kg) and N Kunjabihari (M-III, 83 kg) will represent Manipur in the master’ unequipped events while N Raikumar (M-I, 74 kg) and T Tiken (M-I, 93 kg) will take part in the masters’ equipped events.
P Thoi Devi (43 kg), Ch Soniya Devi (57 kg), N Kunjarani (57 kg), Keisham Linda (72 kg), Sanasam Yaisana (84 kg) and N Jina (84 kg) will be representing Manipur in the junior women’s unequipped events.
Ch Soniya Devi, N Kunjarani, Keisham Linda Mangang, Sanasam Yaisana and N Jina will also take part in the equipped events.
The women powerlifters who will take part in the masters’ unequipped events comprise of N Sunita (M-I, 47 kg); N Sushila Devi (M-I) and Ng Tombi Devi (M-I) in 57 kg category; M Ibemcha Devi (M-I, 63 kg) and W Dineshwori Devi (M-I) and H Ibempishak Devi (M-I) in 84 kg category. N Sunita, N Sushila, M Ibemcha, W Dineshwoori and H Ibempishak will also take part in the equipped events.
The team are lead by N Sushila Devi (referee cat I), M Nutanmala Devi and K Rosida Devi as coach, manager and assistant coach respectively.

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