Subhash steals show
Subhash Andrade, Hanuman Gym, Chimbel emerged champion of champions while Hanuman Gym clinched the team championship in 1st all-Goa bodybuilding championship organized by Rotary Club, Curchorem-Savordem under the aegis of Goa Bodybuilding and Fitness Association, recently.
Results- 55kg: Hameed Khan, SAG Shiroda; Camilo Ferrao, Kings Gym Aquem; Satish Kunkolkar, Hanuman Gym Chimbel; Elroy Luis, SAG Curchorem, Abdul Rafik Shaikh, SAG, Vasco.
60kg: Gandesh Shetkar Shapers Gym, Navelim; Sushant Jadhav, Kings Gym Aquem; Suraj Shetkar, SAG Curchorem; Adil Shaikh Sanguem Gym; Samir Dicholkar, SAG Mandrem.
65kg: Raju Teli, Super Universal Gym, Navelim, Gurunath Narvekar, Hanuman Gym, Chimbel; Sunny Kunkolkar, Hanuman Gym; 4th Melvin D’Cunha, SAG Curchorem; Stanley Menezes, SAG Tilamol.
70kg: Viju Dessai, Fitness Centre Cuncolim; Babu Shirodkar, Super Universal; Pradeep Gaonkar, Porob Fitness, Valpoi; Deeptesh Gauns, Hardcorez Gym; Saish Naik SAG, Curchorem.
75kg: Subhas Andrade, Hanuman Gym; Rohitesh Manjrekar Super Universal, Navelim; Laxmikant Kunkolkar, Hanuman Gym; Umesh Shirwaikar, Hanuman Gym; Sudarshan Girup, SAG, Mandrem.
75+ kg: Vishant Gaude, Chiranjivee Gym, Ponda; Aprant Uskaikar, RD’s Fitness Gym, Panjim; Surendra Naik, Muscle Tech Gym, Birla; Anand Sinari, Hardcorzz Gym; Rahul Naik, Fitness Point, Margao.
The championships were officiated by Santosh Mapsekar, Satya Naik, Ravi Dessai, Viraj Arabekar, Sanjay Patil and Sanjay Raikar.
Chief guest Nilesh Cabral, Curchorem MLA and GTDC chairman gave away the prizes. There was a special demo by Mr India Mahendra Pagade from Pune.
Earlier, guest of honor, Mahesh Gaonkar, DSP inaugurated the championships in the presence of Sanjay Patil president GBBFA, Raghuvir Kunkolkar president Rotary Club, Ajay Angle secretary and other GBBFA officials.
In all 40 bodybuilders participated. [H]