Assam second in NE karate meet

January 1, 2020, Guwahati


Hosts Assam secured second position in the 7th North East Karate Championship bagging 120 medals, including 34 gold, 37 silver and 49 bronze medals which concluded yesterday at the College of Veterinary Science Indoor Stadium in Khanapara here.

Arunachal Pradesh lifted the best team title winning a total of 98 medals including 36 gold, 25 silver and 37 bronze medals while Meghalaya stood third with a total of 49 medals including six gold.

The championship was officially inaugurated by the president of Karate Association of India Likha Tara in presence of North East States Karate Federation of India president C Dosavunga, general secretary Bulang Marik and UKAA working president Sharmila Deka.

Medals and trophies were distributed by Dr Bibeka Saikia, Dean of the College of the Veterinary Science on Monday.

Silpukhuri karatekas win medals: Karatekas of Silpukhuri Karate-do Academy won six medals in the recently concluded National Level NE Karate Championship.

Medal winners are: Anwesha Kashyap (gold in kata, silver in kumite, silver in team kata), Jiya Sarma (silver in kata), Monmayukh Saikia (silver in kata), Kristi Sadhana Kashyap (bronze in kata).

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