State Vovinam players won medals at Asian meet

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The Imphal Free Press

IMPHAL, July 24: L Alex Singh of Khurai Ahongei Leikai took India to the second runners up podium by winning the lone gold for India in the Ngu Mon Quyen form category and another Bronze in the Fighting category-55 kg at the Six-Nation Asian Vovinam Championship held at Kish Island, Iran from July 17-22.

According to a release of the Vovinam Association Manipur, the Indian contingent, which was made up of 10 players of which five were from the state brought back a gold, alongwith seven Silver and five Bronze medals from the championship.

It has also stated that all five players from the state took medals in the championship with Ch Mahadena Singh, H Kanta Singh, S Sarendra Singh and Sh Binoy Singh all contributing two Silver medals each to the team tally.

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