Powerlifter Mahant Gaurav Sharma set to characteristic in Delhi State Taking pictures Championship, eyes podium end

Mahant Gaurav Sharma

World champion powerlifter Mahant Gaurav Sharma, who just lately took up taking pictures, is all set to look within the 36th Delhi State Taking pictures Championship which begins from February eight on the Manav Rachna Taking pictures Ranges in Haryana. 

Gaurav, who took up powerlifting on the age of 17, and had received two gold medals on the European Championships in 2019, earlier bagged the bronze medal in 10m ARM taking pictures occasion on the Khelo Masters Video games 2019-2020 in Ghaziabad. 

Speaking about his participation, Gaurav mentioned, “After lockdown, that is my first occasion. I’m actually proud of it. I need to give my finest. My coach Falaq Sher Alam is guiding me properly.” 

Following the Delhi State Taking pictures Championship, he can even seem within the Double lure occasion later this 12 months. 

“For any athlete it’s an honour to characterize India and when the tricolour goes excessive, you may’t specific that feeling,” Gaurav mentioned. 

Gaurav additionally clinched two gold medals on the 2016 World Powerlifting Championships in England. In 2007, he received 4 gold medals on the Commonwealth Championships in New Zealand. 

Initially beginning out as a weightlifter, Gaurav later switched to powerlifting underneath the steerage of Dronacharya awardee coach Bhupender Dhawan. However now he has switched to taking pictures. “Taking pictures is one thing that helps me preserve calm. I’ll attempt to take part in additional taking pictures competitions now,” he added.

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