January 11, 2017, 1:21 AM

Amateur Body Builders Association, Nagpur recently organised the open body building competition - Megheshree 2016 at YCCE which saw participation from more than 70 bodybuilders from Vidarbha. Amateur Body Builders Association is a newly formed association and is affiliated with Vidarbha Body Building Association. The competition was spearheaded by Rajesh Tomar, President, Amateur Body Builders Association, who was also on the judges panel along with Arun Deshpande (Secretary and Asian Judge), Deepak Patel (Vice President) and Rahul Ramani (Joint Secretary).

The competition was divided in six weight categories - 55-60 Kg, 60-65 Kg, 65-70 Kg, 70-75 Kg, 75-80 Kg and 80+ Kg. Five top contestants from each category were given cash prizes and a certificate. The winners from all the six categories then competed with each other for the 'Champion of Champions' and 'Best Poser' round. While Raj Shahu emerged as the 'Champion of Champions' and won a cash prize of Rs 25,000, Kishan Tiwari bagged the 'Best Poser' title and won a cash prize of Rs 15,000. The four-hour long competition also saw presence of many YCCE students and other city bodybuilders supporting their participant friends.

The winners from different categories are as follows:

→ 55-60 Kg

First Prize: Shahbaz Hussain

Second Prize: Chetan Sherkar

Third Prize: Akshay Tikekar

Fourth Prize: Tousif Khan

Fifth Prize: Datta Sawarkar

→ 60-65 Kg

First Prize: Rajan Humne

Second Prize: Dinesh Rajurkar

Third Prize: Manish Bathao

Fourth Prize: Ajaz Khan

Fifth Prize: Swapnil Dhapodkar

→ 65-70 Kg

First Prize: Suyog Jadiye

Second Prize: Rupesh Maundekar

Third Prize: Tirthanand Ghichoria

Fourth Prize: Shadab Khan

Fifth Prize: Dinesh Khadgi

→ 70-75 Kg

First Prize: Kishan Tiwari

Second Prize: Kamlesh Kashyap

Third Prize: Akram Khan

Fourth Prize: Prateek Tandulkar

Fifth Prize: Afaque Khan

→ 75-80 Kg

First Prize: Raj Shahu

Second Prize: Naved Iqbal

Third Prize: Surendra Shahu

Fourth Prize: Vaibhav Mankatwar

Fifth Prize: Aakash Dubblewar

→ 80+ Kg

First Prize: Vijay Bhoyar

Second Prize: Sarvesh Shahu

Third Prize: Amol Umalkar

Fourth Prize: Prathamesh Manarkar

Fifth Prize: Ajinkya Asnare

Click here to see pictures from Megheshree 2015!

Photos by: Kartik Thakur

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