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Schools should adopt two sports disciplines: Rio
Correspondent Kohima, Jan 23 (NPN):
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Published on 23 Jan. 2009 11:50 PM IST
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Altogether 144 sportspersons including coaches 3 Coaches, 22 gold medalists, 64 silver medalists and 55 bronze medalists of Nagaland who won medals at International, National and Regional sports meets, were felicitated with cash amounting to Rs. 20.93 lakhs by the State chief minister, Neiphiu Rio at State Banquet hall, here, Friday. Felicitating the sportspersons at the 2nd State Sports Award ceremony, organized by the Department of Youth Resources and Sports, Rio said the DAN government has decided and given directive to all schools in the state to adopted two sports disciplines in their respective school. Announcing this important decision, the chief minister assured that the government and department of Youth Resources Sports will give full support to the school for promotion of sports discipline. He said that the choices to select the disciplines depend on the school and to get specialization in particular disciplines. Reminding the sportspersons, that the state government has set aside Rs.30 lakhs for sports award, Rio sounded cautioned that the fund could be diverted for other purposes, if the sports person failed to excel and receive the award. Claiming that the declaration of State Sports Policy by his government in 2004, was now yielding results, Rio said that in 2008 there were less takers and the fund cannot be spent and revealed that there were relaxations of the policy, which included the winners at zone tournament. Stating that the Nagas are very proud people, he urged the sportsperson to uphold the true spirit in sports arena and not on the streets or booze joints. He also advised the youths to take sports profession “seriously” and in right earnest while urging upon various sports association(s) to engage and hire coaches and get the assistance from the government. Further, Rio opined that the associations and NOA to have synchronization among themselves and disclosed that NOA is planning to have a permanent office in Kohima in due course of time. Parliamentary Secretary, Youth Resources and Sports, Naiba Konyak said that the DAN government under the able leadership of chief minister Neiphiu Rio, the state (NOA) could get affiliated to IOA and now the sports persons have a platform to represent the state in the national games. He also said that the department will streamline the awards and after proper scrutiny with the NOA, the awards would be given. In his vote of thanks , Abu Metha, member NOA and press secretary to chief minister said that with keen initiative by chief minister Neiphiu Rio and introduction of the State Sports Policy, things have materialized to great extend and sports persons who bring laurels have been benefited. He also said that State Sports Policy was aimed to promote and encourage sports persons to achieve goals. Earlier, Hotokhu P. Zhimomi, president, Kohima Baptist Pastors Fellowship said the invocation prayer. List of honours Name of coaches: 1. Visabeiu peseyie, Taekwondo coach- Rs. 1,00,000 2. Holshe Khrieo, Speaktakrow coach - Rs. 1,00,000 3 Hunezo Thisa, Archery coach - Rs. 1,00,000 7th Senior Wushu National Championship, Chandigarh May 25- 30, 2005 1. Nano (silver) - Rs. 21,000 2. Temsuwapang ( silver) - Rs. 21,000 3. Abungsingh (silver) - Rs. 21,000 4. Kahindai Pamei (silver) - Rs. 21,000 5. Gaishiamlung (silver) - Rs. 21,000 6. Sarju (silver) - Rs. 21,000 7. Amrita (silver) - Rs.21,000 8. Tanghemeilu (bronze) - Rs. 11,000 South Asian Karate-Do Championship 2007 at Imphal (June 1-3, 2007) 1. Zudi Longchar (silver) - Rs. 21,000 2. Akumienla (bronze) - Rs. 11,000 3. Zudi Longchar (bronze) - Rs. 11,000 22nd Kings Cup World Championship, Bangkok, Thailand, July 1-6, 2007 (Sepaktakraw) 1. Viseyie Koso (bronze) - Rs. 1,00,000 2. Zashevoto Pusa ( bronze) - Rs. 1,00,000 1st North-east Zone Junior Athletics Championship 2007 held at Imphal, Manipur (August 28-31, 2007) 1. Ngulieneinuo (gold) - Rs. 10,000 2. Zhovinuo (silver) - Rs. 7,000 3. Herang Zeliang (silver) - Rs. 7,000 4. Vikholenuo (bronze) - Rs. 5,000 5. Vithonu (bronze) - Rs. 5,000 6. Theyethilü (bronze) - Rs. 5,000 7. Nyembo (bronze) - Rs. 5,000 8. Herang Zeliang (bronze) - Rs. 5,000 9. Ngulieneinuo (bronze) - Rs. 5,000 10. Vikholenuo (bronze) - Rs. 5,000 Subroto Cup Football Trophy at New Delhi (September 14-16, 2007) Silver: Kavito, Vishiho, Tovi, Bokato, Imlikokba, Imtiwapang, Temjen Meren, Lalpa, Athing, Khriepa, Veluto, Tiatoshi, Tseibu, Nyuhenlo, Neikupre and Tongbangkokba - All Rs. 7,000 each 19th East Zone Junior Athletics Championship held at Patna, Bihar (September 21-23, 2007) 1. Vithonu (gold) - Rs. 10,000 2. Vithonu (silver) - Rs. 7,000 3. Zhovinuo (silver) - Rs. 7,000 4. Ruülhoubeinuo (silver) – Rs. 7,000 5. Zhovinuo (bronze) - Rs.5,000 6. Vikholenuo (bronze) – Rs. 5,000 7. Nyempo (bronze) - Rs. 5,000 18th Senior Men and Women National Sepaktakrow Championship held at Chennai (December 28-31) Women’s Team (Silver) -Netolu Medeo, Kezhaleu Pfukri,Thenukesaü Tsira, Pungotolü Puro, Kelesele, Moamenla, Moya, Kechazeno, Shenali, Puleno Neikha, Dina, Supongrenla, Chongliu and Mughaholi - All Rs. 21,000 each. Men’s Team (Silver) Hopson Sumi, Viseyie Koso and Zashevoto Pusa -All Rs.21,000 (Each) Women Regu Event (Bronze) -Netolu Medeo ,Kezhaleü, Thenukhrieü Tsira, Pungotolu Puro and Puleno Neikha- All Rs. 11,000 each. 2nd Sub-Junior Women National Boxing Championship at Kandinada (January 25-30, 2008) T. Temsümar Tsudir (Bronze) - Rs. 5,000 23rd Sub- Junior National Boxing Championship held at Golaghat, Assam (February 7-22, 2008) 1. Laba (silver) - Rs. 7,000 2. Rahul Sonar ( bronze) - Rs. 5,000 3. Imsuonen (bronze) - Rs. 5,000 21st All India Karate-Do Federation Championship from November 15-18 at Chennai 1. Zudi Longchar (gold) - Rs.31,000 2. Usha Rani (gold) - Rs. 31,000 3. Usha Rani ( bronze) - Rs. 11,000 4. Akumienla (bronze) - Rs. 11,000 5. Susan ( bronze) - Rs. 11,000 6. Raju Prathan (bronze) - Rs. 11,000 16th Senior National Wushu Championship at Meerut from January 24-29, 2008 1. D. Puchochiyi Gabriel Khamo (gold) - Rs. 31,000 2. Ashok (gold) - Rs. 31,000 3. Sobil (bronze) - Rs. 11,000 4. K.H. Boby (bronze) - Rs. 11,000 22nd North East Games 2008 held at Guwahati, Assam (January 30-February 2, 2008) Weight Lifting (men) 1. Rigan Singh (gold) - Rs. 10,000 2. Prow Khapi (gold) - Rs. 10,000 3. Naba Singh (gold) - Rs. 10,000 4. Ibotomba (bronze) - Rs. 5,000 5. Ketseiu Talie (bronze) - Rs. 5,000 6. Ratan Singh (bronze) - Rs. 5,000 Weight Lifting (women) 1. Mema Devi (silver) - Rs. 7,000 2. Y. Chaoba Devi (silver) – Rs. 7,000 Badminton (men) 1. Joseph Sumi (gold) - Rs. 10,000 2. Joseph (gold) - Rs. 10,000 3. Yapang (gold) - Rs. 10,000 4. Tajenkaba (bronze) - Rs. 5,000 Badminton (women) 1. Imlirenla (silver) - Rs. 7,000 2. Uma Tamang (silver) - Rs. 7,000 3. Imlirenla (bronze) - Rs. 5,000 Wushu (men) 1. Temsuwapang (gold) - Rs. 10,000 2. Boby (gold) - Rs. 10,000 3. Thoiba (silver) - Rs. 7,000 4. Kahindai (silver) - Rs. 7,000 5. Tomba (silver) - Rs. 7,000 6. Amuchou (bronze) - Rs. 5,000 7. Boby (bronze) - Rs. 5,000 Wushu (women) 1. Sapna (silver) - Rs. 7,000 2. Kandabala (bronze) - Rs. 5,000 Athletics (women) 1. Vithonu (silver) - Rs. 7,000 2. Rüülhoubeinuo (bronze) - Rs. 5,000 3. herang Zeliang (bronze) - Rs. 5,000 Taekwondo (men) 1. Raj Chetri (silver) Rs. 7,000 2. Zajamo Yanthan (bronze) – Rs. 5,000 3. Montu Das (bronze) - Rs. 5,000 4. Seyievilie Nakhro (bronze)- Rs. 5,000 5. Pfulikhrie (bronze) - Rs. 5,000 Taekwondo (women) 1. Tinku Das (bronze) - Rs. 5,000 Boxing (women) 1. Sekethole Ringa (bronze) - Rs. 5,000 Boxing (men) 1. Klokyow (bronze) - Rs. 5,000 2. Chibu Angami (bronze) – Rs. 5,000 3. Hopson Sumi (bronze) - Rs. 5,000 Karate (men) 1. Thomas Tep (bronze) - Rs. 5,000 2. Talitemjen Aier (bronze)- Rs. 5,000 3. Zudi Longchar (bronze) – Rs. 5,000 Karate (women) 1 S. Chandrima (bronze) - Rs. 5,000 2. L. Bindeshoti (bronze) - Rs. 5,000 Badminton Men’s Team 1. Joseph Sumi (gold) – Rs. 10,000 2. T. Yabang (gold) - Rs. 10,000 3. Tajenkaba (gold) - Rs. 10,000 4. Raju Chetri (gold) - Rs.10,000 Women’s team 1. Imlirenla (silver) - Rs. 7,000 2. Uma Tamang (silver) – Rs. 7,000 3. Bendang Naro (silver) – Rs. 7,000

 
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