Items filtered by date: Monday, 30 August 2021
MMA fighter Dinesh Naorem returns home to a rousing reception; Dinesh bagged one Gold and one silver at GAMMA Asian MMA championship 2021
Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter from Manipur Dinesh Naorem who bagged a Gold medal and a Silver medal at the GAMMA (Global Association of Martial Arts) Asian MMA Championship 2021 returned home to a rousing welcome today. The Championship was held in Kyrgyzstan from August 24 to 28.
MMA fighter Dinesh Naorem is the eldest child of Naorem Yaima and Naorem ongbi Monbi Devi from Kakching Makha Lou, Manipur. He bagged a Gold Medal in 56.7 Kg category of Mixed Martial Arts MMA and a Silver in the Striking MMA event of the recently concluded championship.
Kakching Runners and Agenda Kakching (Whatsapp Group) members gave him a warm reception at the Imphal International Airport and headed together for his hometown this afternoon. Overjoyed residents of his birthplace, friends and fans came out on streets with shouts of joy and garlanded him.