Odisha Sun Times Sports Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Sept 13:
A 17-member Odisha powerlifting team today left for Goa to participate in the National Senior Powerlifting Championship to be held there from September 16 to 21.
The team, accompanied by Gangadhar Bisoi and Kartikeswar Jena, has 13 men and two women powerlifters.
The team (Men): Basant Maleka, Pradip Kumar Patra, Baguru Ratai, Ishwar Machhkund, K Dora, Shakti Ranjan Barik, Rajesh Srivastav, ND Reddy, Rup Narayan Singh, Sanjay Kumar Nayak, Santosh Kumar Barik, Ashok Kumar Prasad and Lohit Kisore Bal.
(Women): Priyadarshini Bisoi and Rita Maharana.
President of Odisha Powerlifting Association Kalikesh Narayan Singhdeo, vice president Hari Prasad Patnaik and secretary Chitta Ranjan Swain have wished the team great success.