Another sportsperson of Manipur has been selected for the upcoming Tokyo Olympic Games 2021. Judo player of Manipur Likmabam Sushila has been selected to take part in the upcoming Olympic Games.
Sushila is the daughter of L.Manihar and Chaoba Devi of Heingang Mayai Leikai. She was born on February 1st, 1995. Likmabam Sushila had keen interest in sports right from her childhood days and she took up Judo sport eventually. She bagged laurels at various National level Championships since 2005 and then made her presence in the international arena since 2008. Sushila bagged a Gold Medal in the 2011 Asian Youth Judo Championship hosted by Lebanon where she also bagged the Best Judoka title.
Likmabam Sushila is the third sportsperson from Manipur after Sushila Chanu and Sh. Nilakanta to have been selected for the upcoming 32nd Summer Olympic Games to be hosted by Japan from July 23 till August 8, 2021.