Body lifting meet to be held on February 15, 16
The sport consists of chin-ups and dips
The second open Visakha bodylifting meet will be conducted at the Sri Subham Railway indoor complex here on February 15 and 16.
Body lifting consists of chin-ups on pull-up rods and dips on parallel bars. The total chin-ups and dips done by a competitor will determine the winner. The competition will be conducted in 50 kg, 55 kg, 60 kg, 65 kg, 70 kg, 75 kg, 80 kg and plus 80 kg body weight categories, president of Andhra Bodylifting Association S.S. Shivasankar, general secretary K. Ganesh and other office-bearers informed at a press conference here on Monday. Competitions will be conducted for physically challenged in under 60 kg and plus 60 kg categories.
Bodylifting sport is six years old in the country and the Indian Bodylifting Federation is conducting competitions in different parts of the country and ABA is promoting the game in Andhra area. Regular physical exercise is sufficient for participating in bodylifting competition. Interested participants can contact 98666 03715 for registration.