Goa emerge runners-up
Wushu Association of Goa emerged runners-up in 7th West Zone Wushu Championship organized by Wushu Association of Goa at Indoor Stadium, Peddem, Mapusa, Sunday.
Goa secured 34 medals including 10 gold, 15 silver and nine bronze medals.
Maharashtra emerged champions with a total of 32 medals which included 21 gold, eight silver and three bronze medals.
Results: Senior men- 48kg: Appas Lamani, silver; Hariom Sharma, bronze. 52kg: Vivek Harmalkar, bronze; Atmaram Malewadkar, bronze. 60kg: Manu Lamani, bronze. 65kg: Shailesh Naik, bronze; Kashinath Dhumaskar, bronze. 75kg: Jerome Coutinho, silver. 80kg: Calisto Fernandes, bronze. 85kg: Ajinkya Uddesh, silver. 90kg+: Blake D' Souza, gold.
Sub-junior boys- 32kg: Shubham Kattikar, silver. 36kg: Shivam Dabholkar, gold; Sunil Lamani, silver. 40kg: Raja Gudimani, gold; Jairus Martins, silver. Junior boys- 70kg: Akhil Kanurkar, silver; Nikhil Harmalkar, silver. Junior girls- 65kg: Vaibhavi Chodankar, silver. 52kg: Aparna Belgaonkar, silver. Sub-junior girls- 32kg: Jorvalinn Fernandes, silver. 36kg: Sakshi Rivonkar, silver. 40kg: Renuka Judi, gold; 44kg: Pooja Bhandari, silver.
In Taolou rotation: Josseb Fernandes, silver. Taijiquan girls: Aarti Bhandari, silver. Nanquan girls: Kavita Rathod, gold. Nanquan boys: Sharfraz Mandal, silver, Prathamesh Naik, gold. Taijiquan boys: Umesh Chavan, bronze. Daoshu boys: Nolan Desa, bronze.
Results of junior taolou rotations – boys group A: Nanquan Gaurav Pawle, gold, Maharashtra; Nanquan Prathamesh Naik, Silver, Goa; Nangun Gaurav Pawle, gold, Maharashtra. Boys group B: Taijiquan Atharv Modak, gold, Maharashtra; Taijiquan Saidutta Mopkar, silver, Goa; Taijijian Atharv Modak, gold, Maharashtra; Josseb Fernandes, silver, Goa; Nanquan Roshikesh Mandlik, gold, Maharashtra; Sharfraz Shah Alam Mandal, silver, Goa; Nandao Roshikesh Mandlik, gold, Maharashtra.
Girls group B: Changquan Nikita Choudhary, gold, Maharashtra; Aarti Kalbhor, silver, Maharashtra; Jianshu Nikita Choudhary, gold, Maharashtra; Quiangshu Nikita Choudhary, gold, Maharashtra; Daoshu Aarti Kalbhor, gold, Maharashtra; Gunshu Aarti Kalbhor, gold, Maharashtra; Taijiquan Aarti Bhandari, gold, Goa; Nanquan Kavita Rathod, gold, Goa.
Boys seniors: Changquan Omkar Pawar, gold, Maharashtra; Jianshu Omkar Pawar, gold, Maharashtra; Quiangshu Omkar Pawar, gold, Maharashtra. Girls: Changquan Pratiksha Shinde, gold, Maharashtra; Jianshu Pratiksha Shinde, gold, Maharashtra; Quiangshu Pratiksha Shinde, gold, Maharashtra. Sanshou sub-juniors boys- Below 20kg: Swayam Katke, gold, Maharashtra. Below 24kg: Aaryan Kambli, gold, Goa. Below 28kg: Prajwal Kunjir, gold, Maharashtra; Samuel Dias, silver, Goa. Below 32kg: Sunil Lamani, gold, Goa; Shubham Kattikar, silver, Goa. Below 36kg: Shivam Dabholkar, gold, Goa, Stanford Dias, silver, Goa. Below 40 kg: Raja Kadimani, gold, Goa; Jairus Martins, silver, Goa. Below 44kg: Aashish Meenu, gold, Rajasthan. Below 48 kg: Jadhav Nilesh, gold, Gujarat.
John Lobo, proprietor of Terry's Marvel, Peddem was the chief guest. Earlier, Francis Viegas, owner of Tuff Security, Calangute inaugurated the event. Suhail Ahmed, treasurer, Wushu Association of India; S Katke, R D Kondaiah, Kiran Vaniya (Gujarat coach), Gurvinder Singh (Rajasthan coach), Onkar Mandlik (Maharashtra coach), Pratik Thakur (Daman and Diu coach) and other members of Wushu Association of India were among those present. [H]