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Meghalaya NCC cadet clinches gold medal in shooting


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Shillong, April 28: Dawanpynshai Marwein, a senior NCC cadet from St. Anthony’s College, Shillong, representing the 2 Meghalaya Battalion NCC/Shillong Group, has brought laurels to the state with a remarkable victory in sports shooting.
Competing in the Sports Shooting competition organized by the NER NCC Directorate at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium, Guwahati, from April 18-26, 2024, Marwein demonstrated exceptional skill and determination, clinching the coveted cold medal in the 3P (Three Positions) category.
The transition from Shillong’s moderate climate to the intense heat of Guwahati posed a formidable challenge for Marwein and his teammates. However, his unwavering resilience and dedication enabled him to adapt to the adverse conditions, showcasing mental fortitude and physical endurance that ultimately led to securing the gold medal.Acknowledging the pivotal role played by the NCC instructor staff of 2 Meghalaya Battalion, Marwein attributes his success to their guidance, meticulous training, and unwavering support.
Their mentorship not only honed his shooting technique but also instilled confidence and self-belief, propelling him towards excellence.
Marwein’s journey to the top of the podium underscores the importance of self-belief.
He epitomizes the spirit of a champion—undaunted by challenges, resilient in adversity, and steadfast in his pursuit of success.
As Dawanpynshai Marwein revels in his recent triumph, he remains focused on achieving even greater heights.
He looks forward to representing the NER NCC Directorate team in the upcoming All-India NCC shooting competition and the Republic Day Parade 2025 competition in New Delhi, aiming to continue his winning streak and inspire fellow NCC cadets across the state.
In the wake of Cadet Marwein’s outstanding achievement, his victory serves not only as a testament to his individual prowess but also as a source of pride and inspiration for the entire NCC fraternity in Meghalaya. As he sets his sights on future competitions, his dedication, resilience, and unwavering belief in his abilities exemplify the ethos of the NCC.


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