Street fitness enthusiasts from across state compete in Kohima

Kohima: Hundreds of fitness enthusiasts from across the state on Saturday, gathered at Suokhriezie Park at BOC in Kohima, to take part in the seventh version of the Nagaland Street Fitness Competition. 

Speaking to reporters, one of many organisers, Yanpvuo Kikon stated the annual occasion is getting greater every year and this time, it has witnessed extra participation in comparison with earlier years. 



“It is all in regards to the fitness group coming and selling one another. This is a get-together of fitness enthusiasts from across the state who’re right here with the hope of inspiring and motivating others to reside a wholesome life,” Kikon stated. 

As it’s a avenue fitness occasion, Kikon stated that the competitions weren’t categorised by age or weight.

In an interplay with journalists, 28-year-old Imliyanger Aier, who took half in pushups and free squats stated, “I began my fitness journey manner again in 2016 after I was in my ultimate 12 months. Since then, I’ve by no means seemed again.”

The younger fitness fanatic additionally shared that following his fitness goals, he established a gymnasium in his village this 12 months.

Encouraging the youth to take up fitness actions, he stated “After beginning my fitness routine, I’ve realised that figuring out has given me peace of thoughts. I imagine that figuring out provides you not simply good bodily well being, but additionally psychological well-being too.”Among the feminine contributors was 51-year-old fitness fanatic, Merenla, who received the push-ups (girls) after finishing 43 push-ups in 60 seconds.



“Fitness is essential. I’ve been a fitness fanatic since my childhood as a result of my father was a bodybuilder. My siblings and I have been introduced up in a fitness surroundings and spent most of our time in the gymnasium,” the mom of two stated.

Famed body-builder Keneilelie Sorünuo, popularly referred to as Kenei Sorü, hopes the occasion will set a pattern and promote fitness among the many youth.

“Today we see many youths displaying their fitness and motivating different youth. Fitness is basically essential. Especially after the pandemic, it has change into a necessity for everybody,” he added.

Organised by Nagaland Street Fitness, a committee fashioned by a gaggle of fitness enthusiasts, the occasion on the state capital noticed lots of competing in arm-wrestling, free squats, tug-of-war, and push-ups. 

In the ladies’s squats class, Peiheitele emerged because the champion, whereas Julia Khing secured the runner-up place. For males’s squats, Imliyanger Aier received the class and Atsi Viyie got here second. 



For the push-ups (girls), Merenla emerged because the champion whereas Peteheile secured the second place. In the lads’s class, Atsi with 93 push-ups emerged because the winner adopted by Medovizo Belho (91). 

In the lads’s arm wrestling class (left hand), Vethozo Lohe received whereas Kuvumerü was adjusted second. In the right-hand class, Vethozo Lohe emerged because the champion adopted by Huluyi. 

In the ladies’s arm wrestling class, Razucilu Lohe emerged because the winner and Loreni Tsanglao secured the second place. 

In the perfect physique class, Talimoa from Star Gym received the title, adopted by Solomon from Wolves Gym. 

In the tug-of-war (strongest gymnasium competitors amongst seven gyms), Battleground Unisex Gym emerged because the champion whereas Star Gym secured the second place. 



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