Kohima, June 7 (MExN): Archer Kilenmeren from Nagaland Archery Academy, I.G. Stadium, Kohima recently got selected at the All India Selection that was held at Rohtak, Haryana from June 2 to 5. He will be representing India at the Asia Cup Archery to be held in the month of July at Chinese Taipei.
The young promising archer Kilenmeren, aged 18 years, is from Mopungchuket village under Mokokchung district. He was inducted into the Academy through the programme of SSA Scheme by the Department of School Education.
Archery Coach, Hunezo Thisa, who himself was an international Archery medalist, is optimistic that he can go beyond the Asia level and is capable of competing in the world arena. Hunezo said his passion and performances towards his career is incredible in the last 6 years of stay in the academy.
Through the medals he got at the national level in different categories, Kilenmeren got an opportunity to train at Korea recently, sponsored by the Government of India.
Further, the academy thanked and appreciated the Department of Youth Resources & Sports and Nagaland Archery Association for their constant support for nurturing & sponsoring the academy throughout the training and tournaments.