Wednesday, Jan 31, 2024 00:00 [IST]
Last Update: Tuesday, Jan 30, 2024 18:22 [IST]
GANGTOK, : Ultra runner Nimsang Limboo secured
second position in the arduous 50-kilometer Jumping Gorilla Mountain Trail Run
held at Pune, Maharashtra. The event, recognized by the International Trail
Running Association, is one of the most challenging and prestigious trail
Limboo had previously triumphed in the
30-kilometer category of the Jumping Gorilla Mountain Trail Run in 2022.
The Jumping Gorilla Mountain Trail Run
is renowned for pushing athletes to their limits amidst rocky hill terrain,
muddy and slippery trails and risky ridges.
The Darap resident also has a marathon
gold. He won the 18-35 age category of Kolkata Marathon 2023 and finished an
overall fourth. The youngster was very close to securing a spot at the Asian
Games qualifying event.