Northeast India’s Only English and Hindi Satellite News Channel

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.

Copy by Bhargobi Khaund

Also Read : Arunachal : FlyBig to connect Itanagar with Guwhati from Jan 15



Arunachal to host first-ever Theatre Festival on Unsung Heroes

Three different plays will be staged on February 13, 16 and 19 as part of the festival

06th February 2023
Arunachal govt raises upper age limit for APPSCE candidates

The development comes after the cabinet approved amendments in Rule 3 of Arunachal Civil Services and Civil Posts (Upper Age Limit for Direct Recruitment) Rules.

05th February 2023
APPSC Fiasco: Accused Opet Mibang granted default bail

On January 30, 2023, Mibang's husband Anam Jerang who was also arrested in connection with the case was granted bail as CBI had failed to file chargesheet within the statutory period of 90 days

01st February 2023
Arunachal Teachers’ Association threatens to launch non-cooperation movement over unmet demands

The association claimed that despite their repeated demands, the government has failed to address their issues

01st February 2023
Arunachal observes Reh festival, CM Khandu extends greetings

The Reh festival is celebrated on 1st of February every year

01st February 2023