Ram Niwas, Sunit Jadhav to lead Indian field for Asian C’ships
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Ram Niwas, Sunit Jadhav to lead Indian field for Asian C’ships

Pune, Oct 3: Ram Niwas of Railways and Sunit Jadhav of Maharashtra, winner and runner-up of the Mr India Bodybuilding Championship will compete against the best athletes from Asia at the 52nd Asian Body Building and Physique Sports Championship, to be organised and hosted by the The Indian Body Builders Federation (IBBF) in Pune from October 2 to 8The Championships will be organised under the auspices of the Asian Bodybuilding & Physique Sports Federation (ABBF) at the Shri Shiv Chatrapati Sports Complex, Mhalunge, Balewadi, Pune and a total of 51 events across all categories will be conducted for men and women over the course of seven days.

"Bodybuilding as a sport is growing rapidly in India and by hosting the Asian Championships, which is one of the biggest Bodybuilding events to be held in the country, we are sure that it will go a long way in popularising the sport among the masses," said, Chetan Pathare, General Secretary, IBBF.

The other notable athletes representing India, who were selected at the trails held in Raipur, include Sagar Katurde (Maharashtra), Akshay Mogarkar (Maharashtra), Mahendra Chavan (Maharashtra), Kiran Patil (Railways), Bobby Singh (Railways) & Senthil Kumar (Railways), to name a few. (UNI)