Chandigarh University lifts All India Inter-University Weightlifting (Men) Championship; CU Women’s Team finishes Runner-up
Bags 4 Silver & 3 Bronze in All India Inter-University Weightlifting (M&W) and Best Physique Championship 2017
Team Chandigarh University has bagged the All India Inter-University Men’s Championship 2017 trophy in Weightlifting. Hosted at Punjab University, Chandigarh the 2017 edition of All India Inter-University Weightlifting & Power-lifting Championship saw participation from more than 164 teams all-over India. The men’s weightlifting team of Chandigarh University won the overall championship by bagging 2 Silver & 2 Bronze in weightlifting and 1 Silver in Best Physique event.
Sukhmendra Chaudhary won Silver in the 94kg category while Harinder Singh won Silver in the 77kg category of the weightlifting event. Bronze medals were won by Anil Kumar & Mukal Sharma from Chandigarh University in the 77kg & 69kg category of the Weightlifting championship respectively. In the Women’s Weightlifting Championship, Silver medal was bagged by Pooja in the 58kg category, while Monika Dalal won Bronze Medal in the 69kg category of the event. Vipin Sharma (CU) won a silver medal in the Best Physique (M) in the 70
In Men’s category team Chandigarh University won the over-all championship by bagging 178 points while with 156 points GNDU Amritsar won 1st runner-up and Punjab University Chandigarh with 153 points bagged the 2nd runner-up position the All India Inter-University tournament. In the Women’s category, Punjab University lifted the Championship trophy with 169 points, while team Chandigarh University finished 2nd with 150 points followed by team GNDU Amritsar which finished 3rd with 137 points.
While congratulating the team on achieving this feat, Satnam Singh Sandhu, Chancellor, Chandigarh University announced 100% scholarships for the medal winners which included academic fee waiver, free hostel accommodation, diet and free training facility .