Imphal, May 9: L. Nonganbi Devi of UWSDPO, Bishnupur, claimed the first position in the 100-metre senior girls’ open in the third State Games for Persons with Disabilities held at Khuman Lampak sports complex today. The 100-metre event for the visually impaired saw N. Apabi Devi winning the second spot.
In the 100-metre event for the senior boys’ intellectual disability category, Jugen Singh of UWSDPO, Bishnupur, came first while Y. Nimai of Bishnupur and H. Priyokumar of SDP, Bishnupur, fetched the second and third spots.SSA Churachandpur bagged the boys’ football title, defeating SSA Bishnupur by 5-0 goals.
Clean Sports launch: Clean Sports India, a movement aimed at cleaning up the sports administration in the country, will launch its Assam state unit by its national convener, B.V.P. Rao at Guwahati Press Club here on Sunday.
It will be launched in a meeting of sportspersons from 11am that day.
Arjuna awardee Asian Games gold medallist athlete Bhogeswar Barua, former Assam Olympic Association secretary Mukut Medhi and former Assam Athletics Association secretary Sarif Ullah have been designated as the state unit conveners.
Altogether 53 boys and 18 girls will participate in the AITA under-18 Championship Series tennis tournament at All-Assam Tennis Association complex here from tomorrow.
Players from Assam, West Bengal, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Sikkim, Punjab, Haryana, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Maharashtra, Jharkhand, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh are participating in the three-day tournament.