SKM Sports Wing sponsors young talent

Wednesday, Mar 03, 2021 08:00 [IST]

Last Update: Wednesday, Mar 03, 2021 02:22 [IST]

SKM Sports Wing sponsors young talent

DICHEN ONGMU

GANGTOK,: The SKM Sports Wing has decided to sponsor education and training of a nine-year-old sporting talent from Yuksam-Tashiding.
Sohini Limboo, who performed brilliantly in the athletic meet organized by SKM Sports Wing at Sreebadam, West Sikkim recently, has been enrolled at Bright Athletic Club, at Thamidara Reshithang where the future star will be groomed.
Addressing a press conference at SKM party office here today, SKM Sports Wing president Rinzing Wangyal said, “Chief Minister P.S. Golay has a vision of making Sikkim a sports hub and under his directions we are organising events to uplift the grassroot talents and Sohini is one such example. We feel she has huge potential and decided to sponsor her,” said Rinzing.
The nine-year-old had finished second in under- 17 3000-meter race at the athletic meet.
Sohini shared her happiness on getting sponsorship and said she will give her best.  

Sikkim at a Glance

  • Area: 7096 Sq Kms
  • Capital: Gangtok
  • Altitude: 5,840 ft
  • Population: 6.10 Lakhs
  • Topography: Hilly terrain elevation from 600 to over 28,509 ft above sea level
  • Climate:
  • Summer: Min- 13°C - Max 21°C
  • Winter: Min- 0.48°C - Max 13°C
  • Rainfall: 325 cms per annum
  • Language Spoken: Nepali, Bhutia, Lepcha, Tibetan, English, Hindi