Heavy-Duty strength lifting championship held
Associations, Sports Council Doing Nothing For Iron Sports: Irfan
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Jan 20: Heavy-Duty Health Club organised a strength lifting championship at Heavy-Duty Health Club, Jawahar Nagar here.
Around 20 participants competed in different weight categories.
The other unique feature of the event was its different competition categories like, Bench Press, Squats, Dead Lifts, Shoulder Press, One Arm Dumbell Press, Barbell Curls. The event was sponsored by Venky’s Food Supplements.
In 60 to 70 kilogramme category first, second and third place was bagged by Zahoor Ahmad, Sahil Rizwan and Happy Singh respectively while as in 75 to 85 kilogramme category first, second and third place was bagged by Khalid Mehboob, Salmaan Bukhari and Omar Naqash respectively.
In 85 to 90 kilogram category first and second place was bagged by Sairaab Firdous and Muhammad Salim respectively.
Sairaab Firdous who competed in 85-90 kilogram category was adjudged as Mr Heavy-Duty for lifting the total combined weight of 730 kilogram’s.
Giving details about the event former Mr Bangalore and owner of the health club, Tanveer Ali Irfan said, “Our aim was to wake up concerned associations and sports council from the sleep. They are not doing anything for the Iron Sports be t Power Lifting, Weight Lifting, Strength Lifting or Body Building”.
“Iron Sports is very popular in our V alley but still authorities and concerned associations are doing nothing. They just organise one odd Body Building a year for filling their pockets,” he said.
He said that Heavy Duty would be organising more such events in coming time with far better reach.
“It was small but highly competitive event. This time only club members were allowed to participate while in future we will make it open. As the concerned officials are doing I will do what ever I can do keep this world known sport alive in Valley,” Irfan said.
Former Director Remote Sensing and Environment Jammu and Kashmir Government, Muhammad Amin Kawoosa was chief guest on the occasion. He distributed prises among the best performers.
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