N Lanchenba and M Prithibiraj become joint winner at State Jeet Kune-Do C'ship

By Our Sports Reporter
IMPHAL, Aug 2 : N Lanchenba of Bishnupur and M Prithibiraj of Thoubal emerged joint winners of the U12 years boy's 38 kg and above event of the 9th State Level Jeet Kune-Do Championship which kicked off today at Uripok Achom Leikai Basketball court cum Community Hall under the aegis of Jeet Kune-Do Association of Manipur.  Rohit Paul of Imphal West finished second to win the silver medal in the said event.
The inaugural function of the championship organised by Health and Development Organisation Uripok Polem Leikai was graced by K Meghachandra Singh, MLA Wangkhem AC; Dr AK Jhaljit Singh (IPS), president Jeet Kune-Do Association of Manipur; K Meghachandra, SP, Imphal West; Th Hemo Singh, chairman and managing director, Panthoibi Housing Finance Company Ltd and H Deepak Singh, Ward Member, IMC as dignitaries.
Meanwhile in the U-8 boys' 12-21 kg event, Kh Suraj emerged on top to win the gold and K Augustin of Imphal West bagged the silver medal.
Around 200 athletes from 6 affiliated units of Jeet Kune-Do Association of Manipur are taking part in this championship.