Six-time world champion MC Mary Kom on Thursday expressed gratitude to the World Olympian Association (WOA) after it allowed her the use of post-nominal letters 'OLY'.
Welcomed by thunderous chants of "Mary Mary" at the jampacked K.D. Jadhav hall, the Indian took the ring with a statistical and psychological advantage over her Ukrainian opponent, whom she recently beat at the Silesian Women's Open semi-finals in Poland.
Among the respected dignitaries Sports minister Sahid Choudhury, Mayor Dr Prafullajit Sinha, Parakhhit Murasingh, Samarjit Bhowmik and PWD Chief Engineer Ashit Bhowmik will remain present in the opening ceremony.
Today was the last day of the tournament at Andhra Pradesh as on the last day Madhumita won gold medal in Under 16 Girl’s 200 meter sprint. She took only 26.28 seconds time to secure the first place in the list.
In the under 14 Boy’s High Jump event Abhishek Lagardo secured the gold medal. He jumped over a distance of 1.74 cm. this three-day long tournament will come to an end tomorrow.
Headmistress Nabamita Dey Acharjee thanked to each and everyone for the successful completion of the event. Also on behalf of the school authorities golden girl Dipa Karmakar has been felicitated.
Madhumita Deb, Rupa Sarkar, Purnima Debnath, Nanda Majhi, Gopal Saha, Jitu Rudra Paul, Rakesh Datta and Sumai Naithok Debbarma. Coach: Arpita Malakar. Manager: Pradip Malakar.
Also in the meeting the fixture of state games will be announced and discussions will be made on the participation of Tripura team in upcoming 36th National Games.
In the Men’s event Northern Railway annexed the champion team of the Championship and Central Railway won the 2nd rank in the event.
Dilip Chakraborty along with other members of the council congratulated the winners for their outstanding performance.
Last time this tournament held at Guwahati where Tripura won total 16 medals including 5 gold medals.
Around 120 players from 7 districts of the state will take part in the tournament which will be held in 30 categories.
145 athletes from Sadar Subdivision remained present at Badharghat Dasarath Deb Stadium as the camp was schedule to start from 10.00 am.
Tripura also celebrated this day with several sporting events and paid tribute to Major Dhyan Chand on his birth anniversary.
Earlier on Friday, Amit got the better of Italy's Federico Serra in a split verdict while Gaurav defeated World Youth Championships bronze medallist and Oceania champion Sam Goodman of Australia in the 56kg category.
This year's World Championships has close to 250 boxers vying for top honours. India have sent an eight-member contingent -- their biggest ever -- to the mega event.
General Secretary of Tripura Athletics Association Biplab Kumar Datta announced the team today. Tripura will take part in Under 14, 16, 18 and Under 20 category Boy’s and Girl’s section.
For this upcoming championship 6 member Tripura team has been announced today by Tripura Thai Boxing association Secretary Uttam Acharjee.
Athletes from 8 districts along with Tripura Sports School, Sai Sag and Tripura Police took part in the tournament.
With the joint initiative of Tripura Sports Council and West District Sports Department and in cooperation with Tripura Athletics association, the tournament started today
Athletes from Udaipur, Amarpur and Karbook subdivision took part in this selection camp as the number has been around 150.
Total 53 athletes have been selected in the West district team in both the categories as this team has been selected from the West district level tournament which took place yesterday.
With 85 points Sadar Subdivision became champion while with 56 and 30 points respectively Jirania and Mohanpur subdivision bagged the second and third place respectively.