Sachin Thakre and Rakhi Wankhede bagged ‘Strong Man of Nagpur’ and ‘Strong Woman of Nagpur’ titles respectively in the Nagpur District Senior and Masters Powerlifting Championship, jointly organised by the Nagpur District Powerlifting Association and Paramount Gym, at Sadar here on Sunday.
Siddharth Gharde claimed the ‘Strong Master of Nagpur’ crown while Kapil Bharadwaj and Archanna Nadar bagged ‘Super Man of Nagpur’ and ‘Super Woman of Nagpur’ titles respectively to stamp their authority in style.
All the medal winners of the competition will represent Nagpur district team in the forthcoming State Championship slated to be held at Pune in January, 2021.
Corporator Sunil Agrawal honoured the winners by presenting them trophies and certificates. Secretary of the All India Powerlifting Association Leo Peter, NDPLA secretary Sunil Fulzele, Vijay Bahadur, RR Bijor, Rizwan Khan, Sunil Thakre, Abhay Nimgade, Amol Chandrikapure and Siddharth Gharde were present on the occasion.
59-kg men: Asjad Ali (360-kg), Aditya Gupta (295-kg), Prashant Sawle (235-kg). 67-kg: Mohammad Sahil Sheikh (340-kg), Nandkishor Banputra (315-kg), Tushar Gedam (280-kg).
74-kg: Sachin Thakre (530-kg), Suraj Kandlekar (422.5-kg), Jerom Arahand (390-kg).
83-kg: Ayush Botre (387.5-kg), Akshay Shipnas (355-kg), Harshal Sakhre (340-kg).
93-kg: Shubham Ghakre (535-kg).
105-kg: Ayush Sharma (505-kg). Silvarious Silvester (375-kg).
Women 63-kg: Rakhi Wankhede (265-kg), Merylin Benedict (152.5-kg).
84-kg: Archana Nadar (315-kg), Swati Panchole (220- kg).