Sukhdeep Singh of Amritsar adjudged Mr Punjab in above 90-kg category

Bodybuilding, open women physique championship

Sukhdeep Singh of Amritsar adjudged Mr Punjab in above 90-kg category

Participants during the Bodybuilding & Open Women Physique Championship organised in Jalandhar on Monday. Tribune photo

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Jalandhar, January 17

The CT Group of Institutions hosted Senior Mr Punjab, Mr Jalandhar, Body Building and Open Women Physique Championship organised by Jalandhar Amateur Bodybuilding Association at CT Group of Institutions, Shahpur.

With an aim to promote health and fitness among the youth of Punjab, the organisers welcomed 170 participants from various zones across the state. The guest of the event was Padma Shri Pargat Singh, Punjab minister, along with Prem Chand Degra, World Bodybuilding Champion, Harpreet Singh, Vice Chairman, CT Group, Sumit Sharma, Owner Nova Fitness Group, and Rishi Raj, owner- HR Industries and Kris Gethin Gym.

All contenders were yearning with full dedication to exhibit their fitness goals for the most coveted title of Mr Jalandhar and Mr Punjab, along with the alluring rewards and cash prizes. They participated in various weight categories like Mr Punjab below 55kg, below 60kg, below 80kg etc along with Mr Jalandhar below 60kg, below 75kg and above 80kg etc.

Out of the day long championship, Sukhdeep Singh from Amritsar bagged the title of Mr Punjab in above 90kg category; Pardeep Verma stood second under the category of Mr Punjab below 65 and Ujjain Singh stood third under Mr Punjab above 90 category.

CT Group Vice Chairman Harpreet Singh congratulated all winners and said, “Bodybuilding is crucial for one’s health. Many women also came forward to take part in this fitness championship. People are paying more attention to their fitness, especially in the times of Covid and it is important for your overall well-being too.”

Parveen Kumar, General Secretary, Jalandhar Amateur Body Building Association, thanked all participants and guests for making this event a grand success and promised that such fitness events would be organised on a regular basis in order to provide platform to budding bodybuilders.

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