Describing Manipur as the Powerhouse of Sports in India, Naidu said, “Manipur’s Olympians have done the state and the nation proud indeed”.
For a Manipuri child, there is an option other than studying and that is to play and takes wing at a young age through local clubs
India’s boxer from Manipur MC Mary Kom has been knocked out in the Round 16 against Cambodia’s Ingrit Valencia 2-3.
Mary Kom defeated Miguelina Hernandez Garcia of Dominican Republic in the first bout to enter pre-quarter finals.
The 31-member Indian contingent comprising 19 players and members of support staff flew on a special bio bubble SpiceJet aircraft from Delhi.