- NET Web Desk
Wushu players from the frontier state of Arunachal Pradesh have made the nation proud by clinching six medals (gold-3, silver-2 & bronze-1) at the seven-day long International Wushu Championship held at Moscow, Russia.
These winners are – Mepung Lamgu gold in Taijiquan; Nyeman Wangsu gold in Daoshu; Dani Nuri gold in Chen-Taichijian; Taug Ama silver in 60 kg; Bamang Ampa silver in 52kg; Yorna Rosni Bronze in Spear.
According to the Arunachal Olympic Association president-cum-Education Minister – Taba Tedir, “I feel immensely proud to share that Arunachal wushu players have won laurels for India at an international event. With Arunachal becoming highest wushu medal winners among Indian states, surpassing many wushu power house states of the country to justify Arunachal Pradesh as a hidden land of talented sports persons”.
Besides, the Union Minister of Law & Justice – Kiren Rijiju; Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh – Pema Khandu; and state minister of Youth Affairs & Sports, Environment & Forest, Water Resources – Mama Natung took to social media platforms to congratulate the medal winners.
Players from Arunachal Pradesh have achieved record victory for India at the International Wushu Championship held at Moscow🇮🇳
Hearty Congratulations to:
1 Miss Mepung Lamgu
2 Miss Nyeman Wangsu
3 Miss Dani Nuri
4 Miss Taug Ama
5 Mr Bamang Ampa
6 Miss Yorna Rosni pic.twitter.com/xEqIYAUs7g
— Kiren Rijiju (@KirenRijiju) February 28, 2022
Proud of Wushu players from Arunachal for bringing laurel to Bharat at International Wushu championship, Moscow.
1 Miss Mepung lamgu gold
2 Miss Nyeman wangsu gold
3 Miss Dani nuri gold
4 Miss Taug Ama gold
5 Mr Bamang Ampa silver
6 Miss Yorna Rosni Bronze
— Pema Khandu པདྨ་མཁའ་འགྲོ་། (@PemaKhanduBJP) February 28, 2022
Congratulations to #Wushu players of 𝐒𝐚𝐧𝐠𝐞𝐲 𝐋𝐡𝐚𝐝𝐞𝐧 𝐒𝐩𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐬 𝐀𝐜𝐚𝐝𝐞𝐦𝐲 (SLSA) #ArunachalPradesh for winning Gold,Silver, Bronze medals for India in #Moscow #WushuStarsChampionship 2022 & made us & our country 🇮🇳 proud @PMOIndia @ianuragthakur @ArunachalCMO pic.twitter.com/Z61zu0jmtm
— Mama Natung (@NatungMama) February 28, 2022
The Wushu Stars Championship is being held in Moscow, Russia from February 22 to 28. The tournament featured 38 Indian participants, including 23 juniors and 15 seniors.