GUWAHATI- Adityaraj Sarma (21) of Guwahati has won three gold medals at the recently concluded World Power lifting Competition by Amateur World Power lifting Congress (AWPC) at Bishkek, Kyrgystan.
The competition, which was held between November 12 and November 14, saw Sarma win three gold medals in the under 90kg junior full power lifting, open, and deadlight categories. Coming from Guwahati, Sarma had to do 200 kg squats, 120kg bench presses, and 240 kg dead lifts, totalling to 560 kg. Sarma won three gold medals in the following categories:
- AWPC Drug Tested Under 90 kg Full Raw Power lifting Junior (20-23 years) Event
- AWPC Drug Tested Under 90 kg Full Raw Power lifting Open Age
- AWPC Drug Tested Junior (20-23 years) Raw Dead lift Only Event
Before winning gold at the AWPC event, Sarma had also won the national level gold medal in power lifting held at Bangalore this year.
Sarma is pursuing a Master’s degree in history from Delhi University. He also completed his Bachelor’s degree in history with a first-class from Ramjas College.