IE's Rishikanta Chandam clinches Mr Khamba title


By Our Sports Reporter
IMPHAL, Aug 13 : Rishikanta Chandam of Imphal East (IE) has claimed the Mr Khamba title at the "8th Mr Khamba 2019" Inter District (State Level Bodybuilding Contest) organised by All Manipur Body Builders Association in commemoration of "Patriots' Day" at Auditorium Hall, Unique Children School, Wangjing.
Rishikanta Chandam finished first in the senior men's body building contest to win the Mr Khamba title while Soraisham Priyankar Singh of Imphal West (IW) finished second. Imphal East's Manishor Thoudam and Laishram Tombisana grabbed the third and fourth place titles. Puyam Gulip of IW won the men's fitness title at this contest while Kshetrimayum Kanishka of Kakching, Takhelmayum Malemnganba of IE; Laikhuram  Sachinanda of Imphal and Longjam Pradeepkumar of Thoubal finished 2nd, 3rd , 4th and 5th respectively.
Junior bodybuilding title went to Khumukcham Warren Singh of Kakching district while  IW's Sharungbam Malemnganba and Md Wahidur Rahaman of Imphal East finished second and third. IE's Boboy Ksh and Sakibur Yumkhaibam finished 4th and 5th in this competition.
Imphal West's Khaidem Washington Singh won the master's title at this competition while Takhelambam Dushanta Singh of IW, Md Matibur Rahaman of IE, L Modhu of Imphal East and Laishram Tombisana of IE bagged the 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th places respectively.
Ahongsangbam Nanao of Bishnupur and Maisnam Joychandra Singh of IW finished first and second respectively in the physically challenged contest.