Vidarbha bodybuilders flex their muscles to bag Mayor’s Cup


Nation Next Newsroom | Feb 5, 2019 13:42
Photojournalist: Abhishek Thakare

Bodybuilders from Vidarbha flaunted their chiseled bodies at Mayor’s Cup Vidarbha-level Bodybuilding Championship that took place at Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel ground, Lakadganj, Nagpur. It was indeed a treat for everybody to witness the thrilling competition, which was dominated by six-pack abs, massive chest lines and big biceps.

While Narendra aka Balya Borkar convened the competition, Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) and Vidarbha Bodybuilders and Fitness Association (VBFA) had organised the competition.

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Union transport minister Nitin Gadkari was the special guests on the occasion. Apart from Gadkari, corporator from BJP and former Mayor of Nagpur Pravin Datke, Chairman of Standing Committee Virendra Kukreja, BJP MLC Girish Vyas, BJP MLA Sudhakar Kolhe, MP Krupal Tumane and BJP MLA Krishna Khopde graced the event.

The competition was held in two weight categories – below 60-kg, below 65-kg, below 60-kg and below 80-kg.

Winners of below 60-kg and below 65-kg are:

Under 60 kg:

  1. Shrikant Bhosare
  2. Sandeep Singh Thakur
  3. Manoj Mahalle
  4. Dhiraj Chitale
  5. Shiraj Shaikh

Under 65 kg:

  1. Vijay Dhoke
  2. Abhishek Gaikwad
  3. Yogesh Shende
  4. Manish Batho
  5. Suyog Tarole

Check out their pictures below: