Manipur, Assam Rifles – IGAR(S)
IGAR (S) Maj Gen U K Gurung, YSM has conveyed his best wishes to all the five participants from Manipur in The Indian Contingent who have made it to London Olympics.
They include Mary Kom (Boxing),L Debendro (Boxing), L Bombayal Devi (Archery), Ng Sonia (Weight lifting) and Kh Kothajit Singh (Hockey).
Assam Rifles recognizing the potential of the youth of Manipur is promoting sports in the State by organizing various Football, Volleyball tournament etc in different part of State regularly.
Assam Rifles also has a Archery node at Keithelmanbi where the talent in this field are nurtured.
IGAR (S) has planed to organize a State level (Late) Maj Bob Khathing Memorial Football Tournament from Mar 2013 which will be a yearly affair thereafter.
Assam Rifles promises that it will synergise the talent of youth in promoting the sports in Manipur.
Source: Assam Rifles Official Site