One of India's smallest states, Manipur is a sports powerhouse. India's field hockey, archery and weightlifting teams -- sports in which the country is a top performer -- are regularly dominated by players from Manipur. The state was the westernmost that the Japanese reached during WWII, before they were defeated by British Indian troops.
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