JAMMU, NOV 17: The players selected by J&K Power Lifting Association to take part in North Zone Power Lifting championship, going to held at Kapurtala Punjab from 17th Nov to 19th Nov, 2017 today met Kunal Chib, President of the Association alongwith other office bearers which included Manoj Kumar Bakshi, Sumit Pal Singh, Samrat Singh Jamwal, Parminder Kour and Narinder Singh Manhas.
Players selected to participate in the Championship include (Women) Sumiea Khanana,
Noori Devi and Renu Sharma; (Men) Rahul Singh, Munir Hussain, Jagbir Kalsotra, Gurvinder Singh, Sanjeev Singh, Jagbeer Singh and Chanakya Sharma while Jagbeer Singh and Vikramjeet Singh would assist the team as Manager and Coach respectively.
The players were accorded send-off by former Minister, R S Chib.
While addressing the players, Chib said that Power Lifting is becoming popular day-by-day. He asked young boys and girls to come forward and participate in games and sports for keeping themselves healthy and fit. He further hoped that J&K Sports Council would take care of basic requirements of the association and players.
While wishing success to the players, Chib expressed hope that the players would bring laurels to the State by winning large numbers of medals.