State Powerlifting Championship held

Winners of the State level Powerlifting Championship posing with guests and officials at Jammu

JAMMU: Jammu and Kashmir Sports Power Lifting Association organised State level (men and women) equipped and unequipped Bench-Press, Deadlift and Powerlifting Championship and also selected the state team for upcoming Junior National Championship to be held at Begampura in Delhi from August 13 to August 15.
The competition also decided the individual titles. The Powerman title went to Rahul Singh and Rohit Sharma while Neete Johar was named Powerwomen of the event.
Meanwhile, it was on the basis of merit that teams were selected for the upcoming national event in the presence of general secretary of the Association, Rajan Jain, Harimohinder Singh, Narender Singh Manhas (secretary), Shiv Dev Singh (ex-MLA), Rakesh Pandoh (joint secretary), Mridual Ghai (media secretary), Vijay (member), Iqbal Singh (joint secretary) and other officials.
Medal winners:
Men: Gold: Gulshan Kumar, Lawrence, Rohit Sharma, Sushant Mandla, Rahul Singh, Sushant Jamwal, Sushant Manhas, Nitin Choudhary, Sparsh, Rohit Sharma, Bharat Kumar, Sahil Anand, Ankush Jamwal, Arjun Singh, Kanav Sadotra, Akshay Kumar, Sahil, Rohit Sharma, Ram Thapa, Ajay Kumar, Rajat Sharma, Chetan Manhas and Gagandeep Singh.
Silver: Darshan Kumar, Soojan Chouhan, Sandeep Katal, Sudhir, Rahul, Abhishek, Sauket Khajuria, Joginder, Rishab, Konshik, Amulaya Singh, Gulzar Singh, Mukul Vaid, Sudan Sharma, Navdeep Singh, Irwan Singh, Anurag, Sagar Kotwal, Ansh Arora, Aseem Shah.
Bronze: Shamsher Kumar, Sushant, Vishal Manhas, Rajat, Kiran Raina, Aman Singh, Saukar Sahoo, Rahul Pandita, Sayed Bhukhari, Sagar Bhasia.
Women: Gold: Sonika Mehta, Anita Rajput, Arti Bhat, Anjali Gupta, Neete Johar.