Manipur: Somirin Alice Rungsung win gold at cadet national fencing championship


Ukhrul, Dec 29: Somirin Alice Rungsung who clinched gold medal in the 17th (U-18) Cadet National Fencing Championship 2022 held from December 11 till 13 at Nashik, Maharashtra was felicitated on December 29 by Leisan Shang (Clan) and Leisan Yorla (Society).

The 17-year-old, daughter of Ngashanpam Rungsung from Lamlang Village, Ukhrul district is pursuing her Xll at Model Higher Secondary School, Imphal West.

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Somirin Alice is currently training in SAI Takyel, Imphal West. To her credit, Somirin is a bronze medalist from Ukhrul district at the 2nd Manipur Olympic Games held from August 26-30, 2022.

She has also won a foil team event gold medal at the 30th Junior (U-20) National Fencing Championship in July 2022, held at Cuttack Odisha.

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The 17-year-old from Manipur’s Ukhrul district will represent the state in the Khelo India U-21 in the month of January/February 2023. She is also planning to participate in the National Fencing Championship during mid-January 2023 in Haryana.

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