Stating that the nation is proud of the five Olympic players from the state, Manipur Olympic Association (MAO) wishes them to bring back laurels for the country.
In a release by the MOA General Secy. L Manglem Singh said
“Oh sons and daughter of the soil. The nation is proud of you. We are eagerly looking forward to the moment where you will come back laurels, glory and honour.”
Five Manipuri Olympians
- MC Mary Kom (Boxing),
- Laishram Bombayla Devi (Archery),
- Laishram Devendro Singh (Boxing),
- N Soniya Chanu (Weightlifting)
- Kothajit Singh (Reserve, Mens Hockey)
will participate in the forthcoming mega sport event, in London.
“The Manipur Olympic Association conveys its best wishes to all the five sports persons of Manipur in London Olympic Games, 2012 from 27th July to 12th August 2012,” added the statement.