Monday, 19 December 2016

5th State Level Amateur Muay Thai Championship 2016 has commenced in Sikkim

The 5th State Level Amateur Muay - Thai Championship 2016 has commenced at Jorethang,South Sikkim from yesterday. The championship is being organised for 3 days starting from 19th to 21st December. The championship holds the category of sub-junior, junior and senior (male and female). The event is organised by Muay Thai Association of Sikkim affiliated to Muay Thai India the National Federation, recognised by School Games Federation of India.

The event was inaugurated by Hon'ble Minister, Shri. A. K. Ghatani, Health Care, Human Services and Family Welfare Department and Information and Public Relations Department, Government of Sikkim. The inaugural event was also attended by Hon'ble Chairman, Nayabazar Jorethang Municipal Council , Shri. Tika Gurung, Hon'ble Deputy Chairperson, NJMC, Ms. Pema Tamang, Councillors, representatives of civil society and officials from various Government Departments.

125 participants from different parts of the state are participating in the championship  which includes 33 female and 92 male participants. The championship holds the category of sub-junior, junior and senior (male and female). The Sub-junior includes the participants below the age group of 11 years, Junior category includes the age group of 11 - 17 years and Senior category above 17 years.

The winner of the championship will be awarded with a gold medal, followed by silver medal and bronze medal for the 1st runners up and 2nd runners up respectively.

The championship is organised  under the supervision of R. B Rai, Technical Director cum General Secretary, Muaythai Association of Sikkim.

Yougan Tamang, ILS