Arm Wrestling c’ship in Martam.

GANGTOK, 02 Jan: A total of 35 participants have taken part in Open Arm-Wrestling Championship held at Martam, East Sikkim on Friday. The day-long championship was organised by Martam-based Pema’s Gym and Health Club in collaboration with Sikkim Krantikari Morcha’s sports wing [East District].

Thinlay Wangdi Bhutia in junior category, Punya Sharma in senior, Prem Gurung in master category and Rajen Rai in master [60 kg above] category emerged as the champion of champions.

SKM sports wing [East] vice-convener, Ranjit Sharma was present as the chief guest, while Sikkim Arm Wrestling Association president, Lhendup Dorjee Bhutia and Martam-Rumtek constituency sports wing convener, Milan Sharma have accompanied as the guests of honour. Likewise, Namgay Bhutia, Sonam Doma Bhutia, Homnath Siwakoti and Tshering Dawa also witnessed the championship as special guests.