Yangtse Tours & Travel, Bhutan bags 17th CM’s Gold Cup Archery Champion’s trophy

Gangtok, 14 May:

Yangtse Tours & Travel from Bhutan has emerged as the champion of the 17th Chief Minister’s Gold Cup Archery Tournament 2018 played here at Sikkim Archery Association [SAA] archery field in Tathangchen. In a contesting final match played on 13 May, Yangtse Tours & Travel has defeated Sichey from Sikkim with 48 points to 34.

The tournament was organised by Sikkim Archery Association and was participated by 17 teams from Sikkim, West Bengal and Bhutan. The winners have received cash prize of Rs 1 lakh and Rs 50,000 was presented to runners-up team along with trophies.

Man of the Match trophy was presented to Phup Tshering Dukpa of Yangtse Tours & Travel while Man of the Tournament was given to Chewang Dorjee Dukpa of Sichey in trigger and to Sherap Tharchen of Yangtse Tours & Travel in finger.

This prestigious archery tournament is an annual event of SAA mainly to preserve and promote traditional form of archery.