Weightlifting coach centre wins overall title at Chandigarh state weightlifting championship

September 9, 2019, Chandigarh

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Weightlifting Coaching Centre (Sector 42) claimed the overall winners’ trophy on the concluding day of the 31st Senior (Men), 23rd Junior (Men) & 15th Sub-Junior (Boys) Chandigarh State Weightlifting Championship at the Sector 42 Sports Complex here today. The Sector 42 team won the title with a score of 404 points. Public Sports Club (Sector 56) finished second with 294 points, while the Chandigarh Amateur Weightlifting Association team finished third by scoring 51 points.

In the boys’ sub-junior category, Kulbir Singh won the 102kg weight category gold by lifting a total weight of 244 kg. Parwinder Singh (213kg) claimed the second position, followed by Ranjit (140kg) at third spot. Kulbir Singh created three new state records by improving his own mark in snatch from 95kg to 108kg and in clean & jerk from 127kg to 136kg. He improved his previous total best of 222kg to 244kg.

Abishek claimed new state records by lifting 128kg (snatch), 167kg (clean & jerk) and 295kg (total). Bhupinder lifted a total weight of 323kg to emerge as the winner in the +109kg weight category. He also created new meet records by lifting 143kg (snatch), 180kg (clean & jerk) to take the total to 323kg. Mohd Usman (232kg) finished second and Rohit (175kg) claimed the third (Sector 42).

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