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Indian Army Sports Cadet Guru Naidu adjudged best lifter in All India Youth Weightlifting Championship


PRESS INFORMATION BUREAU (DEFENCE WING)

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

 

Indian Army Sports Cadet Guru Naidu adjudged best lifter in All India Youth Weightlifting Championship

 

Secunderabad, 17 Jan 2023

 

Sports cadets of Boys Sports Company, AOC Centre Secunderabad under the mentorship of Subedar Deva & Subedar Yukar Sibi bagged 05 Medals in the IWLF Youth Junior & Senior National Weightlifting Championship 2022-23 from 27 Dec 2022 to 07 Jan 2023 at Nagercoil (Tamilnadu) thus upholding AOC Centre's reputation of nurturing top most Weight lifters for the Army and the Nation. The Cadets lifters returned with 03 Gold & 02 Bronze medals.

 

Cadet Sanapathi Guru Naidu of Boys Sports Company, AOC Centre Secunderabad scripted National-level history by winning the Gold Medal in the 55 Kg event, the 16 year-old Naidu kept his nerve on the National stage to clinch the Gold medal in the clean & jerk with a total weight of 233 kg. Guru Naidu was adjudged the 'Best lifter' in youth boys section of the National Weightlifting Championship at Nagercoil (Tamilnadu). Naidu was spotted as a raw talent as a small boy of 11 years and was brought to AOC Centre, Secunderabad in 2017 for his futuristic training. Over the past five years, he toiled with single-minded determination to break through the ranks to become the current National Champion besides scripting history by winning the Gold Medal in IWLF Youth World Championship at Leon Mexico in June 2022.

 

Besides Naidu, Cadet Gloom Tinku (16 Year) won the Gold medal in 61 kg youth category and bronze medal in Junior Category. Cadet Bhorali (15 year) won the Gold Medal in 67 kg youth category. Cadet Bengia Tani (18 year) won the Bronze medal in 67 kg junior category. Brigadier Ajeet Deshpande, Commandant, AOC Centre congratulated the medal winners for their impressive performance.

 

The AOC Centre Secunderabad is a Cradle for nurturing the Young Weightlifting talent of the Country. The young talent between 11 to 14 yrs of age from all across the country are selected and inducted into Boys Sports Company in a well-appointed Hostel located at AOC Centre Secunderabad. The Young Weightlifters are put through intensive training as part of a futuristic program in a fully equipped modern Gym supported by nutrition & sports medicine expert under the watchful eyes of World Class dedicated Coaches.

 

KBT/BSK/AOC/17012023


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Cadet Sanapathi Guru Naidu of Boys Sports Company, AOC Centre, Secunderabad with his Gold Medal at the IWLF Youth Junior & Senior National Weightlifting Championship 2022-23 at Nagercoil (Tamilnadu).

The team of Boys Sports Company, AOC Centre, Secunderabad with their Medals at the IWLF Youth Junior & Senior National Weightlifting Championship 2022-23 at Nagercoil (Tamilnadu).