Gangtok, 10 Apr:
Sikkim State Body Building Association [SSBBA] has announced that the 18th edition of Mr Sikkim Body Building Championship will be held on 29 Apr here at Manan Kendra.
SSBBA is also organizing the inaugural Men’s Physique Competition and the first ever Master’s Body Building Championship simultaneously with Mr Sikkim bodybuilding contest.
The announcement was made by SSBBA general secretary, Arun Gurung, in a press conference here today.
Mr Gurung further mentioned that the bodybuilding championships are being held to motivate and promote healthy lifestyle among the youth.
According to Mr Gurung, Mr Sikkim Body Building Championship has four categories - 55 KG, 60 KG, 65 KG and 70 KG above. Binod Biswakarma is the current Mr Sikkim.
Men’s Physique Competition and Master’s Body Building Championship will be conducted in the open category with bodybuilders from Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Siliguri scheduled to take part in the competition.
He further mentioned that Master’s Body Building Championship is exclusively for participants above 45 years of age.
The conference was also addressed by SSBBA vice-presidents, Rabin Pradhan and Bikash Khawas and organising secretary, Suresh Chettri.
Interested candidates can submit their names by 29 Apr.