Sepak Takraw talent Lhanti Konyak – a role model for aspiring athletes of Mon district

Chümoukedima: Lhanti committed to honing skills and competing at highest levels

BY | Sunday, 18 February, 2024

In a display of exceptional talent and sportsmanship, Lhanti Konyak, hailing from Yonghong Village in Mon District, emerged as the epitome of sporting excellence at the Nagaland Olympic & Paralympic Games (NOPG) 2024. Born in 2006 to proud parents P Anchao and Pangying, Lhanti’s achievements in Sepak Takraw have garnered widespread admiration and acclaim.

At NOPG 2024, Lhanti’s prowess on the Sepak Takraw court was undeniable. Representing Mon District with pride, he showcased his skill and determination, securing a Bronze medal in the Men’s Regu event and adding to his triumph with a Gold medal in the fiercely contested Quad event. His contributions were instrumental in Mon District’s success, solidifying their position as a force to be reckoned with in the sport.

Beyond his achievements at NOPG, Lhanti’s dedication to Sepak Takraw extends to national-level competitions. His participation in the Senior National Championships and the National Games 2023 underscores his commitment to honing his skills and competing at the highest levels of the sport.

Lhanti Konyak’s journey from Yonghong Village to the podium of NOPG is a testament to his unwavering dedication, perseverance, and passion for Sepak Takraw. As a role model for aspiring athletes in Mon District and beyond, Lhanti embodies the values of sportsmanship, excellence, and determination. His achievements at NOPG 2024 and beyond serve as an inspiration to all, showcasing the potential for greatness within Nagaland’s sporting community.

(This article on Lhanti Konyak, winner of Outstanding Sportsman at the Nagaland Olympic and Paralympic Games 2024, is provided by Nagaland Olympic Association)

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