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NE Games: Assam strikes 2 golds


Assam won two gold medals in Men and Women shot put event. in 26th Northeast Games in Mizoram. Tunlai Nurzary from the state won gold medal in women's shot put event by covering a distance of 10.29 metres. In men's shot put event, Dulu Gogoi bagged the gold medal with a throw covering 11.64 metres.


In women's football event, Tripura defeated Assam 1-0 while Mizoram thrashed Meghalaya 6-1. In men's fotball, Tripura beat Arunachal Pradesh 5-1.


In semifinal of 48-kg category of women's boxing, S Nengneihat Kom of Manipur defeated Silpa Limbu of Assam. In second semifinal, Rebecca of Mizoram defeated Rosni Busha of Meghalaya.


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