Megotsolie wins 49th KYO wrestling championship
DIMAPUR — The Kiruphema Youth Organisation (KYO) held its 49th wrestling meet-cum-KYO day with Vineikho Sechü, PS to Minister for Women Resource Development & Horticulture, as special guest and Silietuo Visienyü, Head GB of Kiruphema Bawe as guest of honour.
In the senior wrestling category, Megotsolie Suohumvü emerged as the champion while Megovizo Visienyü came second. Neilhouvito Suohumvü and Neizelhouto Suohumvü were placed 3rd and 4th respectively.
For the junior category, Keviseyie Visienyü was the champion, Peteseto Mor came second and Kevisizo Dahou and Zapuvizo Hesielie were placed 3rd and 4th.
Altogether 53 wrestlers participated in the championship, an update stated.
Addressing the gathering at the event, Vineikho Sechü urged the youth to aspire for professionalism, emphasising the importance of maintaining good health and discipline. He also said, ‘The youth are the backbone of our society, and it is crucial that they embrace professionalism, prioritise their health, and uphold discipline in all aspects of life,’ according to the update.
Sechü is said to have encouraged the youth to actively engage in community development and aspire to become great future leaders. ‘Your potential is limitless, and with dedication and hard work, you can contribute significantly to the betterment of our community and society at large. Embrace the responsibilities that come with leadership and make a positive impact,’ the update stated, quoting Sechü.
The special guest also took a moment to acknowledge the support of the villagers, expressing gratitude for their encouragement, and commended the community for their role in supporting the first Nagaland women minister, recognising the importance of inclusivity and equal opportunities.
The guest of honour for the evening session, Silietuo Visienyü, Head GB of Kiruphema Bawe, commended the organisation for its commitment towards development and empowerment of the youth in Kiruphema. Visienyü highlighted the importance of such organisations in shaping the future of the community and applauded the efforts put forth by the Kiruphema Youth Organisation over the past 49 years.
He also emphasised the need for continued collaboration, community engagement, and the pursuit of excellence and said that, ‘The 49th year is a milestone that reflects not just the passage of time but the collective achievements and progress made by the Kiruphema Youth Organisation,’ the update stated.