Udaipur to Host Asian Powerlifting Championship

Udaipur to Host Asian Powerlifting Championship

More than 300 athletes from 18 countries will take part in the Asian Powerlifting championship, which is going to start from May 1-7 at Kohinoor Hall, Hotel Inder Residency Udaipur. It is the second time that Udaipur is hosting the international championship; it was first held in the year 2009 in the lakecity.

 
Udaipur to Host Asian Powerlifting Championship

More than 300 athletes from 18 countries will take part in the Asian Powerlifting championship, which is going to start from May 1-7 at Kohinoor Hall, Hotel Inder Residency Udaipur. It is the second time that Udaipur is hosting the international championship; it was first held in the year 2009 in the lakecity.

An official logo of the championship was also released today by the general secretary of the Indian Powerlifting Federation, Subroto Datta.

Lal Singh Jhala, president of the committee informed that preparations have begun to make this event successful; there would be a mass opening ceremony on the first day of the event. “The people of Udaipur will get to see many world champions participating in this championship.”

Udaipur to Host Asian Powerlifting Championship

According to sources, the first championship was held in 2009 at Udaipur, India; then in year 2010 at Ulan Bator, Mongolia and in 2011 in Kobe, Japan.

Vindo Sahu, Joint Secretary of the committee has informed that all winners will be awarded with gold, silver and bronze medals while the best powerlifters (men) will receive Strongman of Asia and best powerlifters (women) will get Strongwoman of Asia.

The members of Asian Powerlifting Federation will be present in the championship and to make the event unforgettable a colorful manuscript will also be published.

Subroto Datta has informed that the final selection of Indian team will start from March 28th till April 1st at Kangda, Himachal Pradesh in the Federation Cup Competition.

Bhupendra Vyas from Udaipur will claim his position to get into the Indian team; other players from Rajasthan are Shivnarayan Vyas, Alka Swami and Naju Arora.

An organizing committee has been set up to make the program successful, the committee includes Lal Singh Jhala (Chairman), Rajesh Tiwari (President), Dinesh Mehta (Vice Chairman), Prabhash Rajgadiya, Vinod Paneri, Naresh Rajani, Subroto Datta (program Director), Vinod Sahu (Joint Secretary), Kishan Madhwani (Vice President), Anil Gupta, Devendra Meena, Ajay Gurjar, Bijen Bhattacharya (Treasurer), P.K Joseph (Technical Chairman).

The Executive members of the committee are Rajiv Bhardwaj, Hanuman Prasad Purohit, Amritlal Kalyani, Kamlesh Sharma, Bhupendra Vyas, Vijay Sahu, Mohammad Javed, Arjun Paliwal, Ananto Ghosh, Sampa Luha, Malay Ranjan Mandal and Sajeevan Bhaskaran (Arjun Awardees).

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