By Our Sports Reporter
IMPHAL, Aug 11: Soraisham Priyankar of KBB Gym, Tera has claimed the senior title at the 17th Imphal West District Body Building Championship 2019 which was organised today at Laishram Khulem Leikai, Community Hall, Naoremthong by Body Builders' Association, Imphal West under the supervision of All Manipur Body Builders Association.
Soraisham Priyankar emerged the best in the senior body building contest to win a cash prize of Rs 8,000 while Khunjamayum Takhelnganba of World Gym, Yaiskul; Khaidem Washington of Salai Body Sculpture; Amom Suraj Meitei of NT Gym and Laimayum Sekhorjit Sharma of NT Gym finished 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th places respectively. Second and third place were feted with Rs 4,000 and 2,000 respectively while 4th and 5th place got Rs 1,000 each.
The junior title and a cash prize of Rs 6,000 went to Sharungbam Malemnganba Meitei of Salai Body Sculpture, Tera while Kongbrailatpam Nepolean Sharma of United Gym Naoremthong and Potsangbam Nikhel Singh of Sayon gym, Mayang Imphal finished second and third respectively. Nepolean and Nikhel were feted with cash prize of Rs 3,000 and 2,000 respectively.
Fourth placed Puyam Guldip Singh of Salai Body Sculpture and Fifth placed Meinam Devadutta of YBB Gym, Pishum were also encouraged with Rs 1,000 each.
Puyam Guldip Singh of Salai Body Sculpture, Tera bagged the men's fitness title while Potsangbam Nikhel Singh of Sayon Gym, Mayang Imphal secured the second spot while Oinam Libert Meitei of MK Fitness Centre, Sagolband was placed third in the event. Khuraijam Ronaldo Singh, Sayon Gym, Mayang Imphal and Huirem Kenedy Singh of United Gym Manipur finished 4th and 5th.
1st, 2nd and 3rd place holders received Rs 4,000; Rs 2,000 and Rs 1,500 cash prize respectively along with mementoes while 4th and 5th placed athletes were encourage with Rs 1,000 each.
Master's title went to Khaidem Washington Singh of Salai Body Sculpture while Takhelambam Dushanta Singh of Callisthenic Health Circuit and Laimayum Sekhorjit Sharma of NT Gym finished second and third respectively.
They were also feted with cash prize of Rs 1,000 along with mementoes during the felicitation programme.