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NSFA wins 4 medals at NE Strongman event

NSFA wins 4 medals at NE Strongman event
(L-R) NSFA head coach Vechita Khesoh, assistant coach-Ketseiu Talie with the medal winners and organizing committee, Khriesaneisa Rütsa at Polo ground, Shillong.
Dimapur, Jul 21 (NPN) | Publish Date: 7/21/2019 11:51:33 AM IST

Nagaland Strongman & Fitness Association (NSFA) team won four medals at the 1st North East Strongman Strongwoman Events & Competition held in Shillong Meghalaya. 

Vizobilie Punyü and Kevilelie Pienyü outclassed their opponents to win gold in the below 80 Kgs and 90 Kgs category respectively.

Sedevizo Keretsü secured silver in the below 100 Kgs category while reigning Nagaland Strongest man title holder Tsuknungaküm Jamir had a full day fight in the open class category and was decorated with bronze. 

The competition was organised by the Meghalaya Strongman & Amateur Power Sports Association (MSAPSA) at Polo Ground, Shillong on July 20 under the aegis of Strongman Corporation of India (Arnold Series).

NSFA president, Keduovilie Zumu lauded the department of tourism for enabling the NSFA to conduct Hornbill International Strongman and Fitness competition event during the Hornbill Festival for the last two consecutive times. Zumu also appealed tourism department to give more importance to the event as the very event is all set to upgrade to the national level this year. 

According to the official sources from the NSFA, under the patronage of CEO Strongman Corporation of India, a meeting comprising of all officials from participating states was held after the successful completion of the event wherein it was decided to set up an Adhoc body for North East Strongman & Woman with Balaphrang Kharsing of Meghalaya as president, Vechita Khesoh of Nagaland as general secretary, Lalhimpuia of Mizoram and Raju Roy of Assam were inducted as joint secretaries.

Meanwhile the NSFA has congratulated Vechita Khesoh for being inducted as the general secretary of the North East Strongman & Woman Adhoc body. The NSFA also thanked Class-I Contractor, KC Angami for sponsoring the participating team, Richard Belho and Khriesaneisa Rütsa for their generous contribution, home department, government of Nagaland for accommodating the team at Nagaland House, Shillong and all supporters and well wishers. 

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