Arunachal Women clinch gold medal in weightlifting in NEOG 2022
Assam dominates in Swimming
Shillong: Arunachal Pradesh’s Balo Yalam and Posen Kongkang took home the gold medal in the women’s weightlifting event at the North East Olympics Games (NEOG)-2022 on Monday.
Assam and Manipur won the other gold medals on offer.
In the U-49kg, Bornali Bora from Assam won the gold medal with a snatch of 71kg and a clean and jerk of 95kg for a total of 166kg.
The silver medal went to Kh Roshibina Devi from Manipur with a snatch of 63kg and a jerk of 85kg with a total of 148kg and the bronze medal went to Techi Nadam from Arunachal Pradesh with a snatch of 59kg and a jerk 82kg with a total of 141kg.
In the U-55kg, gold went to Ph Ranibala Devi from Manipur (snatch 84kg, C&J 100kg, total 184kg), silver went to Boni Mangkhya from Arunachal Pradesh (snatch 75kg, C&J 94kg, total 169kg) and bronze went to L Nilam Devi from Manipur (snatch 74kg, C&J 92kg, total 166kg).
In the U-59kg, Balo Yalam from Arunachal Pradesh won the gold (snatch 75kg, C&J 97kg, total 172kg), while Bibari Boro from Assam claimed the silver (snatch 67kg, C&J 86kg, total 153kg) and the bronze medal went to N Nirmala Chanu from Manipur (snatch 58kg, C&J 70kg, total 128kg).
In the U-64kg, the gold was won by Posen Kongkang from Arunachal Pradesh (snatch 77kg, C&J 97kg, total 174kg), while the silver medal went to Shandtrella Huyam from Manipur (snatch 70kg, C&J 92kg, total 162kg) and the bronze medal to Deepshikha Boro from Assam (snatch 69kg, C&J 88kg, total 157kg). (UNI)