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JAMMU, Oct 21: Mohsin Gilkar, a Khanyar based Body builder clinched Mr. J&K title 2013 in the State Body Building Championship held at Sher -e-Kashmir Indoor Stadium in Srinagar from October 19 to 20.

It was organised by District Srinagar Body Building Association under the aegis of All J&K Amateur Body Building Association (ABBA).

More than 150 body builders from across the State participated in the two day long championship under nine categories. The body builders put up a spectacular muscle show in the Jam packed stadium. A large crowd of spectators had gathered to cheer up their favorite Body builders.

Minister of youth Services and Sports Taj Mohi- ud- in was the chief guest at the closing ceremony distributed prizes among the best body builders of the competition. Director General Youth Services and sports Naveen Agarwal was the guest of honour.

Javid Ahmad of Jammu, competing under 70 Kg weight Category received a cash prize of Rs 5000 for being runner up in the event.

Speaking at the event Taj Mohi-ud- din said that he felt very happy to see the youth with such healthy bodies. He assured full support to All J&K Amateur Body Building Association and upcoming Body Builders of the state so that they can compete at national and international levels.

Additional Director Police Armed, J&K, SM Sahai , who is also the President of All J&K Amateur Body Building Association (ABBA) while inaugurating the event urged youth to come forward in this all-weather sport and said that the association will provide all possible help for the revival of Sports in the State, particularly in Kashmir province. “We aim to boost sports culture in the State and provide platforms to the youth in order to enable them to show cause their talent”, he added.

Speaking on the occasion Sahai said, “Physical fitness which can only be attained with the help of Sports is not only one of the important keys to healthy body; it is basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity and keeps one away from the ill activities”.

In 55 kg weight category, Salman Rafiq claimed first place, while in 60 kg category first position was bagged by Mohammad Yasin. The other winners include Muzaffar (65 Kg weight Category), Javed (70 kg category), Waseem (75 kg category), Vikas Thaper (80 Kg Category) and Bilal Ahmsd Rah in 90 Kg weight category.

Narinder Singh, the reputed body builder of Punjab who made India proud by securing first ever gold medal in World police Games at England had been specially invited as guest poser by the Association to boost the morale of the State body builders.

News Updated at : Tuesday, October 22, 2013
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