IMPHAL, July 5: All Manipur Powerlifting Association has selected altogether nine powerlifters to represent Manipur in the upcoming senior national powerlifting championship to be held from August 22 at Bhillai, Chattisgarh.
A release of the AMPA said powerlifters are selected based on their performance during the trial cum selection held on July 3 and four officials who are to lead the Manipur team have also been named.
The selected powerlifters in the men section are S Deepak Singh (83kg), Md Aman Khan (74kg) and N Gyaneshwor Singh (93kg).
Powerlifters selected in the women’s section are Th Bidyarani Devi (47kg), N Sweety Devi (52kg), A Anita Devi (57kg), K Moheshwori Devi (57kg), th Leima Chanu (63kg) and Sayarani Begum (72kg).
The officials named for the championship are L Bikram as manager, P Robindro Singh as coach and Ng Thoiba and N Brajamani Singh as referee.