Odisha bag gold in national powerlifting meet


    OST Bureau
    Bhubaneswar, Aug 25

    The Odisha powerlifing team bagged one gold, two silver and a bronze medal in the un-equipment event of the Senior National Powerlifting Championship that concluded at Mangalore in Karnataka on Saturday.

    While Pradip Kumar Patra won the gold medal by lifting 185 kg in squat, 107.5 kg in bench press, 242.5 kg in deadlift with a total of 535 kg in the 66kg men’s category, in the men’s 59 kg event, Sudam Sahu won the silver medal by lifting 160 kg in squat, 97.5 kg in bench-press, 197.5 kg in deadlift with a total weight of 455 kg.

    In the women’s 47 kg event, Dabi Singh won the silver medal by lifting 80 kg in squat, 42.5 kg in bench press, 122.5 kg in deadlift with a gross total of 245 kg.

    In the men’s 120 kg+ category, Tarandeep Singh won the bronze medal by lifting a total of 595 kg.


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