Masters Athletic Nationals: Manipur amass 12 medals on Day 3
By Our Staff Reporter
IMPHAL, Apr 28 : Manipur athletes won as many as 12 medals including 5 gold and 5 silver medals on the third day of the 42nd National Masters Athletic Championship being underway at Chennai to take the medal tally to 30 (12 gold, 13 silver and 5 bronze medals).
The day saw L Inaobi Devi winning a javelin gold medal in the 70+ women's category with the best throw of 15.7 m while Th Memcha won another gold medal in the 10 m race for 55+ women's with a time of 16.55 seconds.
Others winning gold for Manipur today include Ph Purnimasi (55+ women's 80 m hurdle : 20.09 seconds); Th Ibemhal (70+ Women's 5000 m race : 36 minutes 45.3 seconds) and S Thambal Sharma (60+ men's high jump : 1.44 m).
Meanwhile, Th Radhesana Devi (women's 40+ 100 m race : 15 sec), W Dayabati (75+ women's 100 m race : 22.9 sec); E Babina Devi (women's 40+ javelin throw), L Leirangtombi (women's 75+ javelin throw) and W Thabalei Devi (Women's 70+ javelin throw) won silver medals for Manipur.
Athletes winning bronze medals today are Ph Kalachand Singh (100 m race for 70+: 15.70 sec) and S Chaoba Devi (women's 50+ 100 m race : 15.94 sec)