Young talents find platform to display skills
‘Catch Them Young’ tournament draws to close at Kohima
KOHIMA, AUGUST 5: The two-day long 9th Inter District “Catch Them Young” tournament organised by the department of Youth Resources & Sports (YRS) concluded at the Indira Gandhi Stadium here today.
Altogether 146 budding athletes from all over the state displayed their sporting talents in Chess, Badminton and various discipline of athletics.
Exhorting the sportspersons during the valedictory function, director of YRS, Asangla Imti encouraged the budding players to balance between their studies and practice for sports.Congratulating the winners in different categories, Asangla expressed that the players should participate in the tournament as per category, be it Sub-Junior, Junior or Senior.
In order to participate in this tournament, one should be of Class VI standard or below with a height of not more than 4’10” and must be a bonafide student from a particular school irrespective of government or private institution.
She also informed that the YRS department was actively pursuing for clearance of all the proposals through the Central Sponsored Scheme “Khelo India” launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in April this year. She expressed hope that once the proposals were approved, much better sporting facilities and infrastructure would be provided in all the districts of the state, which would help the Naga boys and girls enhance their talent.
The final result of the tournament is as follows:
1500 M Race (Boys) 1st- Heinglake (Kohima), 2nd – Lemiutsu (Kohima) and 3rd- Kiutsu (Kohima)
1500 M Race (Girls) 1st- Chimmu (Kohima), 2nd- Tongjen H (Tuensang) , 3rd- Tsarola (Kohima)
60 M Race (Boys) 1st- Alep (Kohima), 2nd- Khamba S (Mon) and 3rd- Lamthio M (Tuensang)
60 M Race (Girls) 1st- Moun L (Tuensang), 2nd- Pham L (Tuensang) and Annie (Zunheboto)
100 M Race (Boys) 1st- M. Alep (Kohima), 2nd- Khamba S. (Mon) and 3rd- Lamthio M. (Tuensang)
100 M Race (Girls) 1st- Moun L. (Tuensang), 2nd- Chimmu (Kohima and 3rd- Thomgkoi (Tuensang)
LONG JUMP (BOYS) 1st- Alep (Kohima), 2nd- Yangtsumong (Kiphire) and 3rd- Hinglake (Kohima)
LONG JUMP (GIRLS) 1st- Thongkoi (Tuensang), 2nd- Pasanioliu (Peren) and 3rd- Phaam (Tuensang)
HIGH JUMP (GIRLS) 1st- Pesanwiliu (Peren), 2nd- Phamm L. (Tuensang) and 3rd- Tongjen (Tuensang)
HIGH JUMP (BOYS) 1st- Lamthio M. (Tuensang), 2nd- Hinglakbe (Kohima, 3rd- Imsong L. (Tuensang)
BOYS: 1st- Kunvuto (Mon), 2nd- Kekuriabe (Peren) and 3rd- Pulonito (Zunheboto)
GIRLS: 1st- Shenikali (Zunheboto), 2nd 0 Menele (Dimapur) and 3rd- Leshini (Kohima) & Senanchila (Mkg)
Team Championship Boys: 1st- Sentisang, Limasunep, Kinren (Mokokchung), 2nd- Thejalelhou Kense, Khriekeduo Seyie, Krishna Thapa & Dieyievituo Chase (Kohima) and 3rd- Kevethi & Devoto (Phek)
Team Championship Girls: 1st- Arenchila & Sunepbenla (Mokokchung), 2nd- Leya & Nginjai (Mon) and 3rd- Venolu & Muhalü (Phek)
Open Championship Girls: 1st- Arenchila (Mokokchung), 2nd-Nginjai (Mon) and 3rd-Akatoli (Dimapur)
Open Championship Boys: 1st- Shenwang (Mon), 2nd-Imtisanen (Peren) and 3rd- Thejalelhou Kense (Kohima)