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Manipur Daughter Sanathoi Devi Yunman Bags Wushu Silver in China

Manipur Daughter Sanathoi Devi Yunman Bags Wushu Silver in China

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Imphal, October 23, 2019:

Arjuna Awardee Sanathoi Devi Yunman of Manipur made the entire state proud on Wednesday after winning a silver medal at the 15th World Wushu Championships held in Shanghai, China.

The Manipur wushu fighter won a silver in the women's 52 kilos category after losing the final  bout against Yueyao Li.

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It may be mentioned that she had won three consecutive silver medals at the world championships, held in Turkey (2011), Malaysia (2013) and Jakarta (2015).

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Congratulating her on Twitter, Arunachal Pradesh MP and Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju wrote, "Another proud moment for India! Miss

 

data-query-source="hashtag_click">#SanathoiDeviYunman wins silver in the Women's 52KG Wushu category at the 15th

 

data-query-source="hashtag_click">#World Wushu Championships. Hearty Congratulations!"

The World Wushu Championships are held every two years and are organised by the International Wushu Federation.

This official international competition sees many countries from around the world participating. Wushu originated in China and P.R.China has always won the most medals in these competitions.

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