Bela grabs Gold, Silver for Bhupendra
The third day of the Asian Powerlifting Championship concluded at the Inder Residency, Udaipur on May 4, 2012. Though India led the medal tally in the women’s section by winning 1 Gold, 3 Silver and 1 Bronze, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan were neck-to-neck with Kazakhs wining 2 Gold, 1 Silver and 1 Bronze; and Turkmenistan’s athletes bagging 1 Gold, 2 Silver and 1 Bronze.
in photo: Bupendra Vyas (India)
Results: III Day Asian Powerlifting Championship
The third day of the Asian Powerlifting Championship concluded at the Inder Residency, Udaipur on May 4, 2012.
Though India led the medal tally in the women’s section by winning 1 Gold, 3 Silver and 1 Bronze, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan were neck-to-neck with Kazakhs wining 2 Gold, 1 Silver and 1 Bronze; and Turkmenistan’s athletes bagging 1 Gold, 2 Silver and 1 Bronze.
The results of the events held on the third day are as follows:
63 Kg Senior section:
Nazarenko A.S, Kazakhstan won Gold by lifting a total of 465 kg.
Tejaswini Naidu from India bagged Silver by lifting 437.5 kg in total.
Cherezova.M of Kazakhstan got Bronze as she lifted 385 kg in total.
63 Kg Junior section:
S. Logeshwari from India grabbed Gold by lifting a total of 400 kgs.
Turkmenistan won both Silver and Bronze as Tuliyeva Jeren lifted 355 kg and Zarifullinay 282.5 kg respectively.
72 Kg Senior section:
Kurukovay of Kazakhstan lifted 535 kg in total and won Gold.
Jumaniyazova from Turkmenistan bagged Silver by lifting a total of 360 kg.
Sikia Mrinalini of India got Bronze for lifting 312.5 kg.
72 Kg Junior section:
Mela Ekka from Indonesia grabbed Gold. She lifted 495 kg.
Alka Swami of India won Silver for lifting 380 kg. (Alka Swami is from Rajasthan)
72 Kg Sub-Junior section:
Dovlentnaza Rova, Turkmenistan lifted 312.5 kg to win Gold.
Shreeldai from India lifted 260 kg and won Silver.
In the men’s section, Vaadim won the Silver by lifting 622.5 kg while India’s Baldev Singh won the Bronze after he lifted a total of 540 kg.
In the men’s 74 kg Junior weight category Anoor Ulen of Khazakhstan lifted 735 kg in total to pick up the Gold, the Silver again being grabbed by Tashaarinko Dmitri as he lifted 705kg. The Bronze was taken by Uzbekistan when Kolotinov Dmitriy lifted 655kg.
The men’s 74 kg Senior weight category saw Taiwan taking Gold through Huang Lung Hsin’s total lift of 787.5kg; Khazakhstan picking up Silver on the shoulders of Prokopenko Andrey as he lifted a total 782.5kg and Iraq grabbing the Silver as Ahmed Karwan managed 700kg.
The men’s 74 kg Master Weight Category challenge was taken up completely by India as S.L. Binu lifted 570kg to pick up Gold and Bhupendar Vyas from Udaipur took Silver by lifting 562.5kg.
Coming back to the Women’s Category, Bela Ghosh of India lifted 267.5 kg to pick up Gold in the 63kg Master challenge.
Today (5th May) itenary consists of the Women’s 84kg and over 84kg challenge; whereas the Men’s challenge will be in the 83kg Weight Category.
The Prize Distribution ceremony will be conducted at 9am.