BAIHATA CHARIALI, March 8 - The Assam team of State forest department put up a good show by clinching 11 medals in the 25th All India Forest Sports Meet (AIFSM) held at Bhubaneswar from March 3 to 7.
Rabin Baishya won two gold and one bronze medal in senior veteran, veteran and open category of weightlifting respectively. Diganta Bora won one gold in shot put in the senior veteran category while Bijay Chetia Patra won a gold in shot put in the veteran section. He also won one silver in discus throw and a bronze in hammer throw. Nayan Moni Saikia and Shankar Bora won a silver each in weightlifting. Ajijul Hoque and Dambaru Adhikari won a bronze medal each in the 100m and 1500m race respectively.
With a total of 11 medals in the meet, Assam occupied the 16th position.