Bishnupur: The 1st Inter District SANDA Championship 2020 organised by Wushu Training School Ningthoukhong under the sponsorship of Bishnupur District Wushu Association has kicked off at Ningthoukhong Bazar Public Park in Bishnupur District on Friday.
The championship will continue till February 9, 2020.
Chairperson Ningthoukhong Municipal Council L. Ibungo Singh, President Bishnupur District Wushu Association A. Shyamchand Singh, National Champion 2020 Ch. Marjuna Devi and M. Khoimu attended the opening of the championship as presidium members.
Around 160 players both males and females from different parts of the state are taking part at the SANDA championship which will be organised in three categories – Sub-Junior, Junior and Senior.
A demonstration of SANDA sports was also showcased to the viewers.
On the first day of the championship, for Sub-Junior Boys under 48 kg, Sh. Deepak of Thoubal District beat Prince Achom of Imphal West District while Dinky of Bishnupur District beat Kh. Dinesh of the same district and the winners has entered quarter final of the championship.
In Sub-Junior Boys under 36 kg, Ngamba Leishangthem of Imphal West beat Sandham Leishemba of Bishnupur District, N. Biji of Thoubal District beat Saiman Moirangthem of Bishnupur District and A. Gurujit of Imphal West beat Th. Drason of Thoubal District and the winners has entered quarter final of the championship.