Mangalore Boy Wins Gold Medal in Powerlifting

Monday, January 11th, 2016
prasad Shetty

Mangalore : In an impressive performance Prasad Shetty of Mangalore has won the Gold Medal and the Title of ‘Strongest Man in India’ at the National Level Powerlifting Competition conducted by Indian Powerlifting Federation from 2nd to 5th January at Jamshedpur. Prasad Shetty contested in the 74 Kg class representing Karnataka and his total weight […]

Powerlifting gold medalists Akshata, Vijay given a rousing welcome at Airport

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
Power lifters

Mangalore : Powerlifting champions Akshatha Bola and Vijaykanchan given a rousing welcome at Mangalore International Airport on October 23, Thursday. MCC Mayor Mahabala Marla along with fans from various Taluks thronged the airport with flower bouquet and garlands to receive the Powerlifters who emerged as champions at World Bench Press and Power Lifting championship held […]

Powerlifting: Balanjaneya Gym, Alva’s College are champions

Monday, August 18th, 2014
Power lifting

Mangalore : Balanjaneya Gym and Moodbidri’s Alva’s college teams bagged the overall team championship in the men’s and women’s section respectively at the Senior State Powerlifting Championship that concluded here on Sunday. Vinod Raj from Balanjaneya Gym and Chaithra from the Nitte Education Trust were adjudged Strong Man and Strong Woman. The two-day competition was […]

Mangalorean lad is ‘Strong Man of Karnataka 2012’

Friday, November 16th, 2012
Prasad Shetty

Mangalore: A Mangalorean youngster has made the city proud by bagging the “Strong Man of Karnataka 2012” title and the gold medal at a state level powerlifting event organised by the Indian Powerlifting Federation at Kundapur recently. Prasad who contested in the 59 kg class, lifted a total weight of 525 kg. He had even […]