CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu team clinched the overall men’s title in the all-India junior powerlifting championship held in Guwahati recently, bagging three gold, one silver and two bronze medals.

Tamil Nadu also bagged the most disciplined team award.

Madhavan (56kg), Vimalraj (75kg) and Thyagarajan (110kg) clinched gold. Sasikumar (82.5kg) won silver while Sri Hari (90kg) and Manikandan (+125kg) bagged bronze.

In the women’s section, Anumol Thomas (82.5kg) won first place while Lokeswari (60kg) finished second.

Madhavan received the ‘Ironman’ award.

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