State power-lifting squad leaves for national meet


    OST Bureau
    Bhubaneswar, Aug 19

    The Odisha power-lifting team left for Mangalore on Sunday to participate in the Senior National Power-lifting Championship beginning from August 21.


    The 12-member team including two women power-lifters, selected on the basis of their performance in the two-day State Power-lifting Championship that concluded on June 21, would take part in both equipment and un-equipment events.

    The team: Bidyadhar Singh and Sudam Sahu (59 kg), Pradip Kumar Patra and Baguru Ratai (66 kg), Gutam Adjuad (83 kg), Om Swarup Mohanty (105 kg), Ashok Kumar Prasad (120 kg), Tarn Deep Singh (125 kg), Devi Singh and Draupadi Singh (47 kg) Nilamani Sahu (59 kg) and Sumit Kumar Sahu (66 kg).