Arunachal Pradesh weightlifter Markio Tario

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

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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