SPORT

Chennai boys excel

COIMBATORE, NOV. 29. Chennai boys bagged as many as three titles in the Tamil Nadu junior State powerlifting championship at the Kongu Arts and Science College campus here on Sunday. P. Bhuvaneswaran of Chennai topped the 67.5kg weight category, while R. Anand Babu and M. Samjad (both from Chennai) earned the top slot in the 75 and 82.5kg weight categories.

The results: 52kg: 1. P. Udaya Sankar (Thiruvallur) 507.5, 2. A. Mahalingam (Salem), 3. C. Gnanaprakasam (Thanjavur). 56kg: 1. S. Vimal Raja (Thiruvarur) 552.5, 2. P. Victor Raja (Tiruchi), 3. P. Eswaran (Namakkal).

60kg: 1. M. Nagappan (Kancheepuram) 605kg, 2. P. Sridhar (Thiruvallur), 3. V. Anandan (Thiruvallur). 67.5kg: 1. P. Bhuvaneswaran (Chennai) 640, 2. P. Pushparaj (Chennai), 3. S. Suresh Kumar (Kancheepuram). 75kg: 1. B. Anand Babu (Chennai) 655kg, 2. G. Mohan (Chennai), 3. P. Muthukumar (Thiruvallur). 82.5kg: 1. M. Samjad (Chennai) 660kg, 2. N. Balaji (Tiruchi), 3. K. Karthik (Coimbatore). 90kg: 1. S. Nageswaran (Coimbatore) 702.5kg, 2. V. Chandrasekhar (Vellore), 3. R. Venkatesan (Salem).

100kg: 1. T. Krishna Ramji (Tirunelveli) 675kg, 2. P. Wilson (Thiruvallur), 3. S. Thiyagarajan (Coimbatore). 110kg: 1. M. Karthikeyan (Coimbatore) 710kg, 2. T. Uthayakumar (Tirunelveli), 3. D. Shankar (Chennai). 125kg: 1. D. Mohan Raj (Salem) 595kg, 2. A. Sivanandam (Vellore), 3. D. Pechimuthu (Tirunelveli). Above 125kg: 1. S.R. Sathish Kumar (Salem) 592.5kg, 2. T. Christy (Chennai), 3. L. Murali (Chennai).

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