GUWAHATI, Jan 23 � Manipur (U-17) and Maharashtra (U-19) won the team titles in the 59th National School Games Weightlifting Championship for girls U-17 and U-19 which concluded at the Bhogeswari Phukanani Indoor Stadium here today.
In the U-17 category Punjab came second and Maharashtra third while host Assam had to be satisfied with the fourth position.
But the Assam girls came third in the U-19 group after Maharashtra and Punjab. Reema Kumari of Punjab was adjudged best lifter in the U-17 category while in the U-19 group KM Pooja Gupta of Uttar Pradesh won the best lifter�s crown.
The three-day championship was organised by the Directorate of Sports, Assam with the technical support from Weightlifting Federation of India.
Today�s Results: (U-17, 63kg) 1st-Konjegbam Roshilata Devi (Manipur), 2nd-G Lalitha (Andhra Pradesh), Chandana Gogoi (Assam). (69kg) 1st- Seram Nirupama Devi (Manipur), 2nd-D Sitamahalaxmi (Andra Pradesh), 3rd-Dharshini T (Tamil Nadu). (Above 69kg) 1st-Asemtimina Devi (Manipur), 2nd-Ashika Bhoir (Maharastra), 3rd-KM Kamini Rani (Uttar Pradesh)
(19, 69kg) 1st-Rekha Rani (Punjab), 2nd-Pompi Saikia (Assam), 3rd-Purnima Pandey (Uttar Pradesh). (75kg) 1st-Seema (Delhi), 2nd-Maddu Ooha Sai (Andra Pradesh), 3rd-Gagandeep Kaur (Punjab). (Above 75kg) 1st-Jaspreet Kaur (Punjab), 2nd-Kiran Joiwani Maharastra, 3rd-Alena Varghese (Kerela).