Thursday, August 18, 2022

Nagaland Wushu Association holds annual general meeting in Kohima

The annual general meeting-cum-judges seminar of Nagaland Wushu Association (NWA) under the aegis of Nagaland Olympic Association (NOA) was held at NOA office complex, Kohima on Wednesday.
In a press release, Nagaland Wushu Association informed that a total of 10 district representative attended the general meeting and also confirmed their preparatory camp in their respective districts for the forthcoming Nagaland Olympic and Paralympic Games 2022.
On the occasion, in spite of limited resources, Nagaland Wushu Association, president Kudecho Khamo assured to give his best to promote Wushu sports in Nagaland and called upon the affiliated district for suggestions, cooperation and support for the growth of Wushu in the state. He stated that Wushu was part of Olympic Sporting discipline and affirmed that with the support of NOA, he will try his best that Nagas are recognised in world of Wushu sports.
The president also said that Wushu sports has lots of potential in the state, adding that the sporting discipline will play in their own category wise which will proof to be a plus point. He expressed hope for medal prospect in the upcoming Northeast games scheduled in Shillong from October 27 to 4 November.
He also hoped that under the visionary leadership of CM and president NOA Neiphiu Rio, the sportspersons can achieve their oriented goals with more support and resources to sporting disciplines in the state.
A technical session and briefing for judges was given by NIS Wushu coach Gabriel Khamo in the afternoon.
Mention be made that the term Wushu is a Chinese term of martial art (Wu- military or Martial, shu-art). Wushu has become an international sport under the International Wushu Federation. Wushu is an official event at the Asian Games, Southeast Asian Games, World Combat Games and in various other multi-sport events.


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