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27th Edition of North-East Games: Manipur Claimed Title of Overall Team Champion

In the 27th edition of North-East Games played at Imphal, the host state- Manipur claimed the title of overall team champion.

Apr 12, 2013 13:05 IST
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In the 27th edition of North-East Games played at Imphal, the host state- Manipur claimed the title of overall team champion on 11 April 2013. The North-East Games were played from 8 April 2013 to 11 April 2013. The North-East games included eight states. These games also include Sikkim.

Manipur emerged as overall champion with the medal tally of 127. This included 74 gold, 31 silver and 22 bronze. Assam came at the second place with 101 medals which included 31 gold, 30 silver and 40 bronze. Mizoram was at the third place with 72 medals including 20 gold, 19 silver and 33 bronze.

Nagaland finished at fourth position with 49 medals and Arunachal Pradesh got 45 medals. At the lowest rank were Meghalaya with 37 medals, Tripura with 36 medals and Sikkim 11 medals.

About 27th North East Games 2013

• The 27th North East Games 2013 were opened by Manipur Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh.
• North East Games were earlier known as North East Sports Festival.
• The North East Games were started with an aim of promoting the sports and games in the North East region.
• First edition of North East Games was held in Imphal in 1986-87.

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