Bodybuilders win 15 medals in world meet: The Tribune India


Tribune press service

Jalandhar, April 6

Six Indian athletes of which four belong to Punjab and two to Himachal Pradesh won up to 15 medals in the World Bodybuilding Championship held in Singapore on April 3. The championship was organized by the International Fitness Federation (IFF) under the aegis of its World President Dennis Tew and Director of Athletes Manvir Mander and his team.

Disclosure of details, Harminder Dulowal, based in Kapurthala, President of FIF India under whose leadership the Indian team competed, said that every year this championship is organized to invite youngsters or athletes interested in pursuing a career in the bodybuilding.

He said various bodybuilding events were held in different categories in which six Indian athletes won 15 medals. He said a total of five gold, seven silver and three bronze medals were won. “The athletes who won the medals are Ankush, Bhupinder Singh, Deepak and Karan all from Punjab while Dilip Dauji and Sushil Kumar are from Himachal Pradesh,” he added.

Dulowal further stated that he trains youngsters hard for such championships. He said he has so far trained more than 200 world-class athletes, male and female bodybuilders. He said he has won a number of titles himself, including Mr World South Africa, Muscle War Singapore 2017 and Mr Asia 2018. Additionally, he is also a certified judge at the FIF International and WFF International Championships.

Teresa E. Burton