Manipur emerge women's team runners up at 42nd National Masters Athletic C'ship

By Our Staff Reporter
IMPHAL, May 2 : Manipur women's team finished runners up in the 42nd National Masters Athletic Championship held in Chennai from April 27.
In all, the Manipur team bagged 33 gold, 24 silver and 11 bronze medals.
In the fourth and fifth day of the National championship, NP Singh won the 35+ 1500 m race with a time of 4 minutes 25.9 seconds as Th Ibemhal Devi bagged 1500 m race for 70+ women's gold with a time of 11 minutes 21.5 seconds.  Ch Thambalsang Devi on the other hand won the 1500 m race for 65+ women with a time of 9 minutes and 0.5 seconds.
Thongam Ashalata on the other hand clinched the triple jump gold for 40+ women as she record 6.33 m jump.
In the 300 m race for 55+ women, Th Memcha sealed the gold medal taking 1 minute 11.25 seconds before NP grabbed another gold medal by finishing first in the 10,000 m race with a time of 35 minutes 21.6 seconds.
Manipur also grabbed gold medals in the 4x400 m relay events for women above 75+, 4x100 m event for women above 75+, 4x100 m event for women above 70+, 4x400 m event for 55+ women.