T. Inunganbi secures first gold medal for Manipur University
IMPHAL: T. Inunganbi of Biramangol College representing Manipur University bagged the first gold medal for the state in the ongoing 1st Khelo India University Games 2020 being played at Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, Bhubaneshwar, Odisha.
T. Inunganbi defeated her rival Akhila of Mahatama Gandhi University, Kerala in the final bout of the 63 Kg Judo.
Earlier, Inunganbi defeated Suman of Punjabi University in the quarter final going on to defeat Preenti of Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak in the semi final.
T. Inunganbi had won gold in the recently concluded All India Inter University Judo (W) Competition 2019-20 held at Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University, Kanpur on December 22-24, 2019-20.
Meanwhile, Soniya Bomjan of Manipur University has also entered the semi finals of the Boxing competition of 57-60 Kg weight category and will fight for gold on Friday.
She defeated Neetu of Maharshi Dayanand Universitym, Rohtak in the quarter finals bout.
Manipur University had claimed 1 silver and 1 bronze medal in fencing competition.