Manipur earn 9 medals at Sr Powerlifting C'ship
By Our Sports Reporter
IMPHAL, Jan 12 : Manipur powerlifting team have so far bagged 8 medals including 4 silver and 5 bronze at the East Zone Sr Powerlifting Championship which is underway since January 10 at Bokaro Steel City, Jharkhand under the auspices of Indian Power Lifting Federation.
N Sunita Devi who is participating in the 47 kg made a total effort of 210 kg ( squat: 70 kg, benchpress: 40kg deadlift : 90kg) to win a silver medal while Konthoujam Thoibi Devi managed 90 kg in squad, 40 kg in benchpress and 100 kg in deadlift to win another silver medal for Manipur.
In the 72 kg event, Ch Marjuna Devi managed 230 kg total (squat: 90 kg; benchpress: 40 kg; deadlift: 100 kg) and while Nameirakpam Mirabai Devi in +85 kg category lifted 175 kg total (squat: 60 kg, benchpress: 35 kg and deadlift: 80 kg) to seal silver medals. The athletes who won bronze medals for Manipur are Ng Tombi Devi (52 kg category : total 240 kg- squat: 90 kg, benchpress: 50 kg, deadlift: 100 kg); Sanasam Chaoba Devi (57 kg category : total 255 kg - squat : 100 kg, benchpress: 55 kg, deadlift: 100 kg ); Mayengbam Ibemcha Devi (63 kg : total 185- squat: 70 kg, benchpress: 35 kg, deadlift: 80 kg); Elangbam Jeshika Devi (72 kg category: total 205 kg- squat: 80 kg, benchpress: 35 kg, deadlift: 90 kg); P Dineshwori Devi (84 kg category: total 225 kg- squat: 80 kg, benchpress: 40 kg, deadlift: 105 kg).