State taekwondo team leave Imphal for 3rd NE Games


IMPHAL, Mar 16
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A 16-member State taekwondo team for the 3rd North East Games was formally flagged off today by the All Manipur Taekwondo Association.
The team managed by Nongthombam Singhajit and coached by Yumnam Shantibala and Salam Johny comprises 13 kyorugi players including five female athletes.
The players who will be representing Manipur in the taekwondo event are Naoroibam Jina (U-43 kg) of UTA, Priyadarshini Mayengbam (U-46 kg) of UTA, Sapam Nancy Devi (U-49 kg) of UTA, Salam Charlie Devi (U-53 kg) of LTA, Kharibam Chanchan Devi (U-57 kg) of PTA, Thangjam Henry (U-48 kg) of KTA, Maimom Devjit Singh (U-51 kg) of LTA, Saikhom Rohit (U-54 kg) of TTA, Ayekpam Akash (U-58 kg) of UTA, Pangambam Bope (U-63 Kg) of UTA, Chungkham Yaikhomba (U-68 kg) of UTA, Kangujam Milan  (U-74 kg) of NAMBOL and Wahengbam Arson (U-80 kg) of NAMBOL.
The games hosted by Nagaland begin on March 18 and will conclude on March 23.