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Khrievotuo is wrestling champ

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By EMN Updated: Jan 11, 2014 11:48 pm
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Menuokhrielie & Dzüvichünuo wins men and women individual title while T. Khel retains overall champs

Correspondent
Kohima, January 11

The much hyped 61st Kohima Village Sports Association (KVSA) meet hosted by Kohima Village Youth Organisation (KVYO) came to a grand conclusion with cross country race and Naga style wrestling being held on the last day today.Khrievotuo Sekhose of Tsütuonuomia Khel emerged as the new champion of the Naga style wrestling knocking down Khriekethotuo Mepfhü-o of Lhisemia Khel in the final bout. Kevizenyü Rutsa of Pfuchatsumia Khel and Visakuotuo Dzüvichü of L. Khel bagged the third and fourth positions respectively.
Champion Khrievotuo bagged Rs. 25,000 with wrestling belt; runners-up Khriekethotuo received Rs. 20,000; third Kevizenyü got Rs. 15,000 while fourth Visakuotuo pocketed Rs. 10,000.
L. Khel emerged as the group champions in Naga style wrestling bagging a total of 46 points, followed second by T. Khel with 41 points, third was P. Khel with 36 points while Dapfhütsumia Khel bagged 33 points.
In the athletics individual category, Menuokhrielie Solo of T. Khel with 4 Gold and 1 silver and Dzüvichünuo Rutsa of P. Khel with 3 Gold medals emerged as the men and women athletic champions.
The results of Cross Country Race, which was also held today are as follows:
Men: 1st – Kevingutuo Solo of T. Khel; 2nd – Vikuovolie of P. Khel and 3rd – Keneingunyü Sote of P. Khel
Women: 1st – Tsakuonuo Chielie of L. Khel, 2nd – Phrenuo Yhome of L. Khel and 3rd – Kenei Kire of D. Khel.
Further, T. Khel managed to retain the champion’s title winning a total of 33 medals. Out of the 29 medals contested at the end of the five-days meet, T. Khel clinched a 14 Gold, 13 silver and 6 bronze medals. Lhisemia Khel occupies second place with 7 gold, 6 silver and 2 bronze.
Gracing the valedictory function as the guest of honour Advisor Music Task Force and Chairman Kohima DPDB, MLA Khriehu Liezietsu gave away the prizes.
He also challenged sportsperson to target for higher goals and bring laurels to village and the Nagas in general.
The curtains came down to the 61st KVSA meet by magnificent fire-works, unity lanterns being flown from all the four khels, musical extravaganza and community feast.

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By EMN Updated: Jan 11, 2014 11:48:48 pm