Overall title for South; Central bag junior crown


South Zone men collected 47 points while their women’s team tallied 53 points to pip Central Zone (38) for the title.

Central Zone, however, had something to cheer about as they claimed the junior title with 60 points, four points more than the second-placed West Zone.
Results (all finals): Men: Under-58 kg: Suraj Prashad (West) bt A Premkumar Singh (East) 14-9.

Under-68 kg: Balakrishnan NM (South) bt M Oken Meitei (South) by withdrawal. Under-74 kg: Saroj Gurung (South) bt Vipin Rana (North) 17-16. Under-80 kg: Ashutosh Kumar Ray (Central) bt Siraj Khan (West) 15-13. Under-87 kg: Jasvant (West) bt Ibrahim Khan (South) by withdrawal. Over 87 kg: Nirmal Singh (South) bt Veerabasaviah G (South) by withdrawal.

Junior boys: Over 78 kg: Manjit Kumar (Central)  bt Taophik B Mulani (West) 12-11. Under-48 kg: Prince Kumar (Central) bt Aditya Kushwah (West) 12-8. Under-55 kg: Anil Yadav (West) bt RK Bungaraj (South) 22-16. Under-63 kg: Bhikan Basumatary (East) bt Ramesh Yadav (North) 14-6. Under-73 kg: Rohan Kumar (North) bt Manvendra Kumar Lal (Central) 8-7.

Women: Over 73 kg: Srilakshmi K (South) bt L Bhuvaneswari (South) 9-1. Under-49 kg: Pooja D Bhalekar (West) bt Versha Singh (Central) 12-9. Under-53 kg: K Nanaocha Devi (South) w/o Sudheena Beegum LM (South). Under-57 kg: Y Shantibala Devi (South) bt Neelufar A Patel (South) 10-1. Under-62 kg: Rekha Devi P (South) bt Kavitha P (South) 17-5. Under-67 kg: Ch Lilybala Chanu (South) bt Komal S Shinde (West) 6-3. Under-73 kg: N Ranibala Chanu (East) bt Deepika Aggarwal (North) 19-7.

Junior girls: Under-44 kg: Priti Kumari (Central) bt Ambika B Khot (South) 16-14. Under-49 kg: L Sarju Devi (East) Versha Singh (Central) 15-4. Under-55 kg: O Wangoleima Chanu (South) bt Benuka Manger (East) 21-18. Under-63 kg: Anjali Sirkeck (West) bt L Joypriya Chanu (East) 13-12. Under-68 kg: Bhavana Kumaran (South) bt Divyashree BS (TFI) 12-10.

Team championships:
Men: South Zone (47 points) 1; Central Zone (21) 2; West Zone (13) 3.
Junior boys: West Zone (40) 1; Central Zone (31) 2; South Zone (22) 3.
Women: South Zone (53) 1; Central Zone (16) 2; West Zone (13) 3.
Junior girls: South Zone (33) 1; Central Zone (29) 2; West Zone (16) 3.
Overall champions: Senior: South Zone (100) 1; Central Zone (38) 2. Junior: Central Zone (60) 1; West Zone (56) 2.

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