A Gorkha weblog which intends to keeps you updated about everything and bring together all Gorkhali community

Wushu Championship a big draw in Shillong

Posted by Ramesh Khati on September 6, 2009

Shillong, Sep.5 (ANI): The 7th Meghalaya Wushu Championship attracted a large number of martial art enthusiasts to Shillong.

‘Wushu’, derived from traditional Chinese martial arts, is a combination of Taekwondo, Judo and Boxing.

The art form originated from warfare combat and it has been shaped and devised into an effective self-defence mechanism.

It is presently quit a draw for the local youths in Meghalaya. Over a 100 students participated in the Wushu championship, organized by the Meghalaya Wushu Association here.

“More and more students want to know about this game. This game is very competitive. There are three parts, taekwondo, boxing and judo. Three events are mixed together kick, punch and throw. That’s why this is a good game,” said Yogesh Nongrum, a participant. “I feel this sport is very important for me. As human beings we need exercise. The youth of this generation should get involved in sports. I will try my best to be a good sportsperson,” said Monica Nongrum, another participant.

Winners of the tournament will be selected to represent the State in the upcoming 4th North East Wushu Championship that will be held at Imphal in Manipur next month. (ANI)


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: