JAMMU, June 12: Deepak Sharma on Saturday won the State’s biggest Body Building Championship and was honoured with the title of Mr J&K.
This was the 12th Men’s Sports Physique Championship held under Body Building Association, J&K (BBAJK).
‘Say no to drugs, Stay healthy’ was this years theme. Being a State-level event, it attracts bodybuilders from all districts of the state who take part in this prestigious contest for the ultimate Mr J&K title.
With Deepak Sharma winning the competition today, he has become the best bodybuilder of J&K. Sunil Sharma was adjudged as first runner-up and Paramveer Singh the third runner-up. They were given the prize money of Rs 11,000, Rs 5,000 and Rs 5,000 respectively.
The body builders participated in the following nine weight categories: 50-55, 55-60, 60-65, 65-70, 70-75, 75-80, 80-85, 85-90 and 90-95.
The nine winners in these categories, who were given gold medals, competed for the prestigious title of Mr J&K.
Navneet Singh, International Judge, Dr Gunit, National Judge and Suresh Dutta, National Judge were judges on the occasion.
In the two categories of sports fitness models (one above 6 ft and the other below 6 ft), Sidhant Bali and Sidharth Sathoo were declared as winners respectively.
The function was attended by BBAJK Chief Patron and Ex-Minister Raman Bhalla, Arjuna Awardee and Padam Shree Prem Chand Degra of Hoshiarpur, Punjab, general secretary Rajesh Dutta, Vice-Presidents Mahesh Sharma, B S Tirthi and Bharat Bhushan, secretary Naresh Gupta and Joint Secretary Nand Kishore Gupta