Wushu Association of Manipur announces State team for junior Nationals
IMPHAL, Sep 27
The Wushu Association of Manipur (WAM) has today announced names of players shortlisted in the State team for the 20th Junior National Championship due to be held from October 20 to 25 in Jalandhar, Punjab.
The selected players, as per a press release issued by WAM and their respective events and groups are as follows.
Taolu Group A : Chingangbam Dinesh Singh, Kangjam Monish Singh, Yumlembam Echantombi Devi, Ningthoujam Christina, Oinam Malemnganbi and Yengkhom Geeta Devi.
Taolu Group B : Ngangom Kajal, Langam Taniya, Jona Princie Konsam, Olica Naorem, Hanjabam Langlentombi Devi, Achom Tapas, Leimapokpam Nelson Meitei, Thoungamba Aheibam, Gurumayum Devesh Sharma and Wahengbam Bhumeswor Meitei.
Kung-Fu Events : Taruba Khuraijam, Maisnam Diamond, Mayengbam Demson, Akoijam Alex, Nongmaithem Ningthiba, Maibam Priyanka Devi, Alina Maisnam and Carolina Chingakham.
Sanda Youth Boys : Pukhrambam Loya Singh (52 kg), Laishram Newton Singh (56 kg), Thokchom Malemnganba Meitei (60 kg), Longjam Boyton Singh (65 kg) and Soibam Manglem Singh (75 kg).
Sanda Youth Girls : Pangambam Thoicha Devi (48 kg), Moirangthem Rajluxmi Devi (52 kg), Ningthoujam Priyadarshini Chanu (56 kg) and Toijam Priyaluxmi Devi (60 kg).
Sanda Junior Boys : Mayanglambam Dinesh Singh (45 kg), Mayanglambam Bheigyachandra (48 kg), Sougrakpam Sunil (52 kg), Naresh Nongmaithem (56 kg), Huidrom Priyojit (60 kg), Yengkhom Arnold Singh (65 kg), Ksh Henary Singh (70 kg), Huidrom Nongshaba (75 kg) and Ajit Tongbram (80 kg).
Sanda Junior Girls : Nongthombam Valentina (45 kg), Khwairakpam Chaoba Devi (48 kg), Phuritshabam Tomthinganbi (52 kg), Ningthoujam Abenao Devi (56 kg) and Khwairakpam Lingjenthoibi Devi (60 kg).
Taolu players (Group B), Okram Iyathoi Meitei and Ngamba Aheibam and junior sanda players, Khuraijam Priojit (56 kg) and Mayanglambam Bishwanath Singh (60 kg) were also been given wild card entry, it said.
The association named Konsam Hemchandra Singh as Taolu team manager, Mayanglambam Punsiva Meitei as Taolu coach, Moirangthem Ronel Singh as Sanda team manager and Moirangthem Rameshchandra Singh as Sanda coach.
WAM also thanked a team of Advance Hospital for providing medical coverage during the trial selection conducted at Wushu Training Hall, Khuman Lampak on September 25.