GUWAHATI, Aug 13 - Assam won a total of 53 medals including 20 gold, 19 silver and 14 bronze in the 14th All India Independence Cup Karate Championship held at the Talkatora Indoor Stadium in New Delhi from August 10 to 12.
Hemphu Bongjang, Jaydi Sarma, Shyamal Kalita, Rishiraj Sonowal and Himangshu Saikia won two gold medals each in their respective age categories in kata and kumite events. Around 3000 players from 28 different KAI affiliated States participated in the meet.
Other medal winners: (Gold) Samvid Deka, Angel Choudhury, Tanisha Mazumdar, Ayanraj Saikia, Shayanka Kashyap, Wasima Akhtar, Zian Choudhury, Ditwamoyee Saikia, Nishad Ali and Akash Ali. (Silver) Prasurjya Gogoi, Ditwamoyee Saikia, Abwanik Goswami, Gariyashee S Bora, Tanisha Mazumdar, Ayanraj Saikia, Saurav Ali, Sohida Begum, Nilav Nayan Thakuria, Rahul Amin, Didit Dekaraja, Denimraj Das, Sagar Das, Arimdom Pathak, Sudipta Shivam, Ativir Serouwgi, Hanee Ali, Puja Rani Bora, Mridul Terang. (Bronze) Sanchayita Sarma, Suhani Sarma, Gariyashee S Bora, Sohida Begum, Akash Ali, Didit Dekaraja, Manashee P Phukan, Anupam Bhowmik, Denimraj Das, Hirokjyoti Patangia, Prasurjya Gogoi, Sudatshan Rai, Shayanka Kashyap, Nayanmoni Deka.