1st Nagaland Olympics

1st Nagaland Olympics
Wrestlers in action at the ongoing 1st Nagaland Olympics. (DIPR Photo)


Phek, Zunheboto enter football semifinals


Dimapur, December 14 (MExN): Phek and Zunheboto eased into the football semifinals of the 1st Nagaland Olympics being held in Dimapur.


Phek blanked Mon 4-0 while Zunheboto rolled past Kiphire 5-1 on Thursday at the NAPTC Ground in Chumukedima, Dimapur.


In the other quarterfinal matches, Peren edged past Kohima via tie-breaker 4-1 after both sides ended with two goals apiece at the end of regulation time.


Host Dimapur also needed a tie-breaker to beat Mokokchung after being locked in a 1-1 draw. The tie-breaker ended 3-2 in favour of the hosts.


The first football semifinal will be played between Dimapur and Zunheboto at 9:00 am on Friday which will be followed by Phek vs Peren.


In other events of the ongoing 1st Nagaland Olympics on December 14, Vilasier Khate and Zhaputso Khate representing Dimapur took Gold in Tennis Men’s Doubles. Metba Phom and his partner Vikhozolie representing Longleng had to be content with silver while Vitsizolie and Bantilo from Kohima claimed bronze.


As of Thursday, Kohima leads the medal table with 12 gold, 15 silver and 14 bronze; Dimapur also has 12 gold but only has 7 silver and 8 bronze. Phek follows closely with 11 gold, 9 silver and 11 bronze.


Kiphire and Mon are at the bottom of the table with the former having won 1 silver and 3 bronze while the latter has only claimed a silver so far.



Discus (men)
1st – Venuzo Dawhuo, Phek
2nd – Khirelasakuo, Kohima
3rd – Khiretseizo Khezhie, Kohima


Discus (Women)
1st – Veluno Shiloh, Phek
2nd – Kuvelu Medeo, Phek
3rd – Vithonu Theyo, Dimapur


Long Jump (men)
1st – Nekhoto Tunyi, Phek
2nd – Widambo, Mokokchung
3rd – Moalong Jamir, Dimapur


Long Jump (women)
1st – Aungkali Kiho, Dimapur
2nd – Kekhrieneinuo Solo, Kohima
3rd – Vinakali Achumi, Mokokchung


200M (men)
1st – Rongsenmeren, Dimapur
2nd – Digumpeung, Peren
3rd – Seyievizo Kire, Kohima


200M (women)
1st – Tsujen, Tuensang
2nd – Abeino Neihu, Kohima
3rd – Lanutola, Mokokchung


400M (Women)
1st – Tsujen, Tuensang
2nd – Abeino Neihu, Kohima
3rd – Pelevonuo, Dimapur


400M (men)
1st – Widambo, Mokokchung
2nd – Nekhoto Tunyi, Phek
3rd – Avituo Kheya, Kohima


1500M (women)
1st – Peiheiteile, Dimapur
2nd – Kelesenu Valeo, Mokokchung
3rd – Shoniu S., Tuensang


1500M (men)
1st – N. Puchong, Tuensang
2nd – Pache, Tuensang
3rd – Longshithung, Mokokchung

(With inputs from DIPR)