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The Combat Academy wins medals at national championship

By EMN Updated: Dec 03, 2023 11:35 pm
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TCA’s athletes at The Fit Expo 2023 at Milan Mela, Kolkata.

DIMAPUR — The Combat Academy (TCA) from Nagaland won a gold medal, one silver, and two bronze medals at the recently concluded Mixed Martial Arts National Championship held during The Fit Expo 2023 at Milan Mela, Kolkata from December 1 to the 3rd.

The championship was held under the banner of the All India Mixed Martial Arts Federation (AIMMAF).

Altogether five athletes from TCA participated at the event including Lichonthung Odyuo, Akivito H Yeptho, Abemo Ezung, Neichulie Kuotsu and Thanmi Angkang.

Lichonthung secured gold in the Bantamweight category while Akivito H Yeptho secured silver in the same category.

Both Akivito and Lichonthung made it to the finals of the bantamweight division and the teammates, in good spirit, decided the winner with a game of ‘rock, paper, scissors,’ according to an update from the TCA.

Thanmi lost via decision during the semi-finals and secured the bronze medal in the Flyweight division, while Neichulie had to opt out of his bout in the Lightweight category semi-finals due to an elbow injury during a match and secured the bronze medal, the update stated.   

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By EMN Updated: Dec 03, 2023 11:35:48 pm
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