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Gurbir Amargarh facilitated for becoming 'champion of Champions'

February 07, 2018 12:38 PM

Punjab News Express/Verinder Sareen
NAWANSHAHR: Gurbir Amargarh of nearby village Amargarh who became “Champion of Champions” after winning the “Surat Raw Power Lifter Championship” held in Surat of Gujrat state on February 4, was felicitated here on Tuesday by DC Amit Kumar.

Gurbir who started weight-lifting in school days in 2011, has so far won title of Punjab Champion four times, besides having won the titles of “Punjab Strongman” and “Strongman of India (2013)”. In 2017, he bagged the Gold Medal in 75 kg category in Bench Press (with 165 kg of weight). At Surat on Sunday, he also bagged the Over-all Surat Raw Seniorman Bench Press Champion title. DC Amit Kumar advised the player to contact District Sports Officer with his record of achievements to get the government facilities available for achievers like him.

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