Young climber Maibam Chingkheinganba (centre) of Manipur competed in youth ‘C’ category and made India proud in Asian Youth Championships 2015 which was held in Malaysia. Chingkheinganba won gold medal in speed climbing. Besides the gold medal, he also bagged a silver in bouldering event.
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Bharath Perera (Youth ‘B’) and Shreya Nankar (Youth ‘C’) won silver and bronze medals respectively in speed events.
Manipur has some of the best sport climbers of India. Mention may be made that Manipur has also Mount Everesters and produced the then youngest Mount Everest climber of India, Nameirakpam Chingkheinganba.