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Assam armwrestlers bag 24 medals

 GUWAHATI, May 15 - Assam won a total of 24 medals including 11 gold and nine silver in the 42nd National Armwrestling Championship held at Ravindralaya, Lucknow from May 9 to 14.

Assam emerged as the second best team in the championship, informed Assam Armwrestling Association secretary and team leader Pran Pratim Chaliha in a release.

More than 650 armwrestlers from 23 States took part in the championship.

Results: (Youth boys left hand) Anal Gogoi (55kg silver), Kumar Nibir Shyamanta (80kg gold). (Senior men’s left hand) Monoj Debnath (60kg gold), Siddhartha Malakar (75kg silver), Kanan Borgohain (85kg gold), Arup Rajkuwar (90kg silver), Deepak Das (90kg bronze). (Senior men’s right hand) Monoj Debnath (60kg gold), Deepanker Mach ( 65kg gold), Tridip Medhi (70kg silver), Siddhartha Malakar (75kg silver), Amardeep Singh (75kg bronze), Maninder Singh Bhamrah (80kg gold), Pranjit Saikia (85kg gold), Kanan Borgohain (85kg bronze), Arup Rajkuwar (90kg bronze), Nilim Akash Medhi (110kg silver); (Senior women’s left hand) Kritika Das ( 50kg gold), Nitasa Chherty ( 55kg silver), Chetna Sharma (60kg gold); (Senior women’s right hand) Chetna Sharma (60kg gold), Dristi Naina Das (70kg silver); (Differently-abled men’s) Rakesh Kumar Sahu (75kg gold, right hand; 75kg silver, left hand).

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