On the first day of the Asian Powerlifting Championship that is being held in the Queen Elizabeth Stadium in Hong Kong from April 21 to 26, Gaurav Sahu of Udaipur won a gold and a bronze medal while performing his best in 53 kg weight category.
Giving this information, Rajasthan State Powerlifting Association Secretary Vinod Sahu said that in 53 kilograms sub-junior category, Gaurav Sahu won the gold medal in the Asian Championship by lifting 165 kg in the deadlift which is highest in Asia. He also bagged a bronze medal in the Bench Press with a weight of 62.5 kg while the fourth position was secured in 132.5 Kg squat. Total weight lifted by him was 360 kg.
In this way, Gaurav Sahu performed brilliantly in his first international tournament and won two medals. Gaurav Sahu will return to Udaipur on 28 April, where he will be welcomed by the Rajasthan State Powerlifting Association at Udaipur Railway station.