City powerlifters excelled in the National Powerlifting Championship for sub-junior, boys and girls, junior boys and girls men and women organised by Bengal Powerlifting Association recently at Hawrah.
Nagpur powelifters bagged total seven gold medals through Nitin Jadhav, Devashish Jaipurkar,r Narayan Haldhar, Selvin Nadar, Sayyad Nasir, Shubhsh Kamdi, Sushil Thakre. Siddharth Gharde, Lakhanlal Ghangare, Subhash Lanjewar, Janardhan Khorgade and Lawrence Anthohy won silver medals whereas four powerlifters including Saurabh Zopade Neha Paraye, Santoshh Naserkar secured bronze medals.
The medals tally resulted in winning the team championship for Maharashtra. BR Bijor accompanied the team as manager. General Secretary of National Powerlifting Federation Leo Peter, trainer Vijay Bahadur, Majid Khan, Raju Rathor have congratulated the winners.