Assam Rifles champions in state level archery tournament


Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 16, 2018: The Assam Rifles Archery Team has championed the 30thSenior State Level Archery Championship 2018 held at Imphal during September 12 to 15. Archers from various Archery Clubs of Manipur took part in the competition.

The team bagged 7 Gold, 6 Silver and 8 Bronze medals.

The Assam Rifles Archery Team with 25 players participated in the competition in three events of Indian, Recurve and Compound Rounds. The team took part in all the events in the men’s category and in Indian and Recurve Rounds of women’s category. Proving their mettle in the competition the archers performed exceedingly well against the tough challenge from other participating archers and won medals in both individual as well as team events.

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Apart from the medals won by the archers in the team event, individual medals were also won wherein Rifleman Ch Jhonson and Mahila Rifleman Sapna Kumari won Gold medals in Indian Round while Rifleman N Subhachandra Meitei won Gold medals in both individual ranking and Olympic event of Recurve Round. All the medals of the individual ranking round of men’s category of both Indian and Recurve Round were won by the archers of Assam Rifles Archery Team.

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The teams of Assam Rifles also won the Gold in the Indian and Recurve categories and team Silver in the Compound event on the final day of the event at the KhumanLampak stadium which was witnessed by Th Satyabrata Singh, MLA, Sunil Elangbam, Secretary General, Manipur Olympic Association, Brig Amit Kabthiyal, Sena Medal, Commander 9 Sector Assam Rifles and other dignitaries.


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