Monday, August 04, 2008

Sikkim team for Jr. Taekwondo Champ

Gangtok: The final of 11th State Junior Taekwondo Championship 2008 organised by Sikkim Armature Taekwondo Association was held at Paljor Gymnasium Hall on Sunday. Total 61 players participated in the competition - 34 boys and 27 girls of the age group 14 to 17.On the day, eight events were held for the girls. Gold medalists were Miss Sabina Sundas bagged gold medal in Fin event, Miss Bidhya Zairu in Fly, Miss.Naksing Bhutia in Bantam, Miss.Kunzang Bhutia in Feather, Miss Lhamu Doma Sherpa in Light, Miss. Kinchoy Ongmu Bhutia in Weltare, Miss Biny Tamang in Light middle and Mr. Marine Rai in Middle.In the seven events for boys, gold was won by Mr. Prakash Tamang bagged gold medal in Fin, Mr. Prameshwar Budathoki in Flyweight, Mr. Phurba Sherpa in Bentam, Mr. Sangey Tamang in Feather weight, Mr. Subash Majhi in Light weight, Mr. Suman Tamang in Weltar, Mr. Dorjee Tamang in Light Middle.The gold medalists will comprise Sikkim team to participate in Taekwondo Junior National Championship to be held in Pondicherry from 21 to 24 August, 2008.