Railways win Powerlifting Championship in Mangalore

Mangalore: Railway Sports Promotion Board bagged the championship in both Mens and Womens equipped Category at the National Seniors Powerlifting Championships on Monday while hosts Karnataka emerged overall champions in the unequipped category. The Kerala contingent reigned supreme in the inter-State category of the event, featuring 500 lifters from 24 states and four public sector units.

The Championship was hosted by Karnataka Powerlifting Association under the aegis of the Indian Power Lifting Federation, Jamshedpur.

Y. Raghavendra of Andhra Pradesh, K. Humeshowri of Manipur, P Suresh of RSPB, and Anjali of Uttar Pradesh, were adjudged Strong Man and Strong Woman respectively for the year 2013.

Karnataka eves emerged third in the team championships in unequipped category. Amitha of the State was adjudged the third strong woman in unequipped category.