Nimsang Limboo wins 30k Jumping Gorilla Mountain Trail Run

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Nimsang Limboo wins 30k Jumping Gorilla Mountain Trail Run

sanjay Agarwal

RANGPO, January 20: Sikkim runner Nimsang Limboo won the 30-kilometre event of Jumping Gorilla Mountain Trail Run held in Pune, Maharashtra today.

Likewise, Amar Subba finished third in the 120-km category. The other participant from Sikkim, Bikram Thapa, completed the 60-km run.

“This trail run was very tough and challenging due to difficult terrain with rocky mountains, muddy and slippery trails and risky ridges. This is one of the best and toughest trail runs organised in India,” said Amar Subba.

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