Arunachal Tug Off War team clinched Bronze in the 34th senior tug of war national championships held at Maharashtra
Maharashtra: The 34th Tug of war National Championships ended with a blissful moment for the Arunachal Tug of war Team as they clinched the Silver & Bronze medal.
The event was held from 21st to 23rd November 2021 at Palghar District.
Arunachal team won a bronze medal on the 34th senior tug of war national championships held at chinchani, Palghar Maharastra.
Arunachal’s senior men’s team lost 0-2 to host Maharashtra in the 680 kg class indoor tug-of-war final to win the silver medal in the 34th National Tug of War Championship (Men, Women & Mixed 4+4) .
Arunachal entered into the final after beating Telangana in the quarterfinal and Rajasthan in the semifinal with an identical 2-0 margin.
The state also won a bronze medal in the 620 kg class of the championship, beating Bihar 2-0 in the bronze medal event on 23rd of November 2021, the team had defeated Gujarat 2-0 in the quarterfinal before losing 0-2 to Haryana in the semifinal.
"The state tug of war team had won a bronze medal in the beach tug-of-war event on the 22nd of November 2021"informed Dolang John,Gen Secy, Arunachal Tug of War Association.
"It's a joyous moment for us " added Dolang John.
Dare Kagung (captain), Dolang Lucky, Rakesh Nibe, Kukung Tayeng, Padi Kojeen, Atum Sonam, LG Nalo, Dolang John, Likha Berlin, and Likha Raja respectively represented Arunachal Pradesh as a team, whereas, their coach Rakesh Gamnu expressed his immense pleasure on the state's team to have brought medal in the 34th Tug of War Championship.
"The manager of the team was Bomjen Riba"_added the team member.