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Yumnam sanathoi devi Arjuna Award Awarded In 2015

Yumnam sanathoi devi

Yumnam sanathoi devi

Award Name : Arjuna Award

Year of Award : 2015

Award for : Sports and Games

Location : Thoubāl, Manipur, India


Yumnam Sanathoi Devi is one among the few Wushu players in the country. A resident of Yairipok Top Chingtha village in Thoubal district of Manipur, she won a bronze medal at the recently concluded Incheon Asian Games. Her next targets are to win gold medals at 2015 World Wushu Championship and Rio 2016 Olympics. Sanathoi took up Wushu, a traditional Chinese martial arts in 2003 under the guidance of Maibam Surbala Devi and later under Moirangthem Ibomcha Meitei.She received Arjuna Awards in 2015 for Wushu.