Monday, October 3, 2022

DSC Tseminyu felicitates Nagaland Olympic medallists

The District Sports Council (DCS) Tseminyu organised a felicitation programme on September 7, at Tizü Hotel, Tsonsa for the medal winners, Olympians as well as officials of the Tseminyu District Olympic contingent of the recently concluded Nagaland Olympic and Paralympic Games 2022.
The deputy commissioner of Tseminyu and chairman, DSC Tseminyu, Dr. Zasekuolie Chusi, was the special guest of the event which was attended by a host of officials of the district including DSC Tseminyu members to honour the achievements of the district team. Deputy Chef De Mission and member DSC Tseminyu, Hini Thong shared the experiences of the Olympic Games while also conveying appreciation to the district administration and officers of the district for their pro-active support and leadership. Footballer and silver medallist, Hyulozu Semp spoke on behalf of the players during the event.
The event was chaired by EAC Tsogin, Shri Tumben Tsanglao while Superintendent of Police, Tseminyu, Kanchan Kumar Kandpal, and ADC Tseminyu, Longasen exhorted and encouraged the medal winners while also congratulating and acknowledging their achievements in bringing pride and laurels to the district. The Tseminyu district team in its maiden Olympic Games participation secured 2 silver medals (Football and 200m women: Keni Kent) and 3 bronze medals (10m women: Keni Kent; 400m men: Ntsenlo Semp; and 50m .22 Rifle (women): Loshule Jishing) from its participation in football, badminton, athletics, shooting and table tennis disciplines. Some players from Tseminyu district have also been shortlisted to represent the state in the upcoming Northeast Olympics to be held in Meghalya.
The deputy commissioner also handed over citations and awards to the medal winners and officials of the Tseminyu district team including coaches, managers and DSC officials on duty.