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Arunachal bags 9 medals in National Weightlifting Championship

First Published: 10th January, 2023 9:52 IST

Arunachal has won a total of three gold medals, three silver medals and three bronze medals in the championship

In a proud moment, Arunachal Pradesh has bagged nine medals, including three gold medals, at the national weightlifting championship, which ended in Nagarcoil, Tamil Nadu, on Saturday.

Ace lifter Kojum Taba won gold while competing in the 102 kg weight category.

Golom Tinku won a gold medal and a bronze medal in the youth and junior categories, respectively, while Shankar Lapung won a gold medal (in the overall) and a silver medal (in the all-India interstate) in the junior category of the championship.

Charu Pessi won a silver medal and Bengia Tani a bronze medal in the junior category.

Markio Tario also won a silver medal and a bronze medal in the senior category.

“Our heartiest congratulations to the weightlifters of #ArunachalPradesh for their hard-earned achievement in the recently held National Weighlifting Championship in Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu. Their dedication & commitment to sports is an inspiration to everyone. #KeepShining”, tweeted MyGov Arunachal Pradesh.

Arunachal Pradesh has won a total of three gold medals, three silver medals, and three bronze medals in the championship.

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