Gyaneshwor selected for Asian Bench Press Powerlifting champ


IMPHAL, July 6: The Indian Powerlifting Federation has selected seven powerlifters from Manipur in the final conditioning coaching camp for taking part at the Asian Bench Press Powerlifting championship to be held at Taiwan.

The players selected for the final conditioning camp in the sub-junior category are N Gyaneshwor, Salam Premila and HA Chanu while in the junior category Hemingta Devi and N Sushila Devi have been selected. In the senior category, Kh Sayarani and K Roshida were selected.

In the meantime, the Eastern Iron Gym, Naharup Mayai Leikai, in a release has said N Gyaneshwor has been selected to represent India at the Asian Bench Press Powerlifting championship. It said Gyaneshwor lifted a total of 160kg in the trial held on June 4 at Nagpur thereby securing first position and earning a berth at the Asian championship. The Gymnasium, while expressing happiness over selection of Gyaneshwor, also pray for his success at the international meet.


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