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Kickboxing rising star Shaiborlang Lyngdoh Mawphlang eyeing gold at World Kickboxing Championship-2018 in Egypt

Shaiborlang Lyngdoh Mawphlang meets Meghalaya Legialator Charles Pyngrope at his residence in Shillong .MMP

             Rising star in Japanese hybrid martial art, popularly knows now as “Kickboxing” sports from lesser know locality of Dong Ktieh locality, Nongrah, Shillong, Shaiborlang Lyngdoh Mawphlang, is eyeing for gold at the World Kickboxing Championship-2018 to be held in Egypt next month.

           Shaiborlang, a 12-year old son of Mrs. Aiom Ksiar Lyngdoh Mawphlang and Mr. Aibok Nongkynrih and Class-VII of Laitumkhrah Presbyterian Higher Secondary School, Shillong is presently undergoing rigorous training under the supervision of coach and President of All Meghalaya Kickboxing Association, Samuel Hashah.

 Shaiborlang will compete in the Sub-junior Point Five category along with his compatriot Johny Ryntathing in the Senior Category at the prestigious “World Kickboxing Championship” to be held in Egypt from the 13th to 18th October, 2018.

 Earlier, Shaiborlang made a national debut, when he managed to roam home with a Gold Medal at the 24th  Senior & 23rd Sub-Junior events of the “Iako National Kickboxing Championship” 2018”,  organized by Kickboxing Association of Goa. Before this, he also won the Gold Medal in the Semi-Contact Event in the 42 Kg category at the 3rd North East Kickboxing Champoin-2018 organized by Kickboxing Association of Bodoland Territorial Council, Kokrajhar in association with State Kickboxing Association of Assam & North East Kickboxing Association.  The championship was held from the 12th to 15th July, 2018.

 The Meghalaya Legislator and MLA of Nongthymmai Assembly constituency, Charles Pyngrope has assured all out support to the budding sports rising star and his family members. Pyngrope wished Shaiborlang a successful career and said his win in the international sports event , will definitely a bride to Meghalaya.  Meanwhile, the President of Seng Samla Dongktieh, Nongrah, Shillong, Ksanbok Nongkynrih has extended support to Shaiborlang Lyngdoh Mawphlang  and said his success will be a pride to the locality, state and country.MMP

 

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