Arunachal Pradesh weightlifter Markio Tario
Arunachal Pradesh weightlifter Markio Tario|Khelo India

Khelo India: Weightlifter Markio Tario bags 2nd gold for Arunachal

Markio Tario bags gold in U-21, 67-kg boys’ weightlifting event at ongoing 3rd Khelo India Youth Games 2020 in Guwahati; Golum Tinku was 1st to bring gold for state

Irani Sonowal Lepcha

Irani Sonowal Lepcha

Itanagar: Weightlifter Markio Tario brought the second gold medal for Arunachal Pradesh at the ongoing 3rd Khelo India Youth Games 2020 in Guwahati, Assam on Sunday. He won in the U-21, 67 kg boys' weightlifting event.

Earlier, Tario became the combined national weightlifting champion in both youth and junior sections at the Youth and Junior National Weightlifting Championship held in October last year in Bihar.

Meanwhile, Golom Tinku was the first one to bring a gold for the Northeastern state at the Khelo India Youth Games. Tinku won in the U-17, 55 kg boy's weightlifting event.

Arunachal Pradesh weightlifter Golum Tinku
Arunachal Pradesh weightlifter Golum TinkuKhelo India

Chief minister Pema Khandu congratulated Tinku and Tario on Twitter and wished team Arunachal representing the state in the sports competition.

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