Sikkim lift many trophies at National level Strength Lifting Championship 2016
The thirty-six-member contingent of Sikkim Strength Lifting Association (SSLA) has been successful in winning many medals in the 23rd Senior Master Men and Women Strength Lifting Championship 2016 which was held at Balod in Durg district of Chattisgarh from 31st August to 4th September.
The Sikkim strength lifting team included of 29 male and 6 female lifters and one official. The Sikkim team has won 5 gold, 4 silver and 7 bronze in men's categories and 3 gold, 1 silver and 2 bronze in women's categories.
The team also won many trophies in various categories, Best Coach, Master Highest Incline Bench Press (IBP) and Master Champion title was won by Pema Dorjee Bhutia, Coach/President of Sikkim Strength Lifting Association (SSLA), Women Highest IBP title was won by Edu T Kaleon, The event witnessed the participants from 19 states of the country.