Thane, Jan 20 (PTI) The 59th National Amateurbody-building championship will be organised here on January22-23 at Kalwa-Kharigon, it was announced today.
Addressing a news conference here Kamlakar Patil,President, Apollo Gym, told news men that this was the firsttime a national event in Body Building was being held inThane.
The events are being held under the auspicious ofBharatiya Fitness, Body Building Federation and theMaharashtra State Amateur Body-Building Association, he said.
The event will witness a competition for titles likeBharat Uday (new); Bharat Kishore (upto 21 yrs); Bharat Kumar(upto 25 yrs); Bharat Shriman ( Above 40 and 50); WesternBharat Shree (centers in Western India) and Bharat Shri(All-India).
Patil said that more than 400 contestants drawn fromdifferent states including Maharashtra, Goa, Gujarat,Vidharba, Madhya Pradesh, Chattishgarh, Rajastan, Karnataka,Uttar Pradesh, Orissa, Jammu-Kashmir, Assam, Punjab, WestBengal, AndhraPradesh, Bihar and All India Electricity Boardwill participate in the event.