Ordnance Factories meet: Billore bags gold in 39-kg powerlifting

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 08 Jan 2017 10:31:12


Sports Reporter,

Second day of All India Ordnance Factories Inter Zonal Power Lifting and Billiards and Snooker Tournament 2016-17 witnessed enthusiastic performance of participants in their respective events, on Saturday.
The two-day sports meet is being organised as per the annual sports calendar of Ordnance Factories Sports Promotion Board under the auspices of Ordnance Factory Khamaria (OFK) at Geetayan auditorium.


On second day of Power Lifting Competition, Central Zone team’s Sanjay Billore brought laurels by winning a gold medal in 39-kilograms weight category, while Shobharam Meena and D Raja of South Zone team secured silver and bronze medal. In 66-kilograms category, Central Zone team’s star performer S Tendlu clinched a gold medal, while S Sunder Raju of South Zone and Uma Maheshwar Rao of West Zone won silver and bronze medals. In 74-kilograms category, D Ralai Raja of South Zone bagged gold medal, while Gopal Pandey of Central Zone and G R Gopu of South Zone secured silver and bronze medals. In 105-kilograms category, Bhupendra Soni of Central Zone won gold medal by lifting 270-kilograms weight and created a new record.
On the second day of Billiards and Snooker Tournament at Senior Staff Club, West Land, Pradeep Kumar Sharma of Central Zone routed A K Meena of West Zone and Nitin Pillai of West Zone on the basis of points. Besides this, Central Zone’s B S Pandey registered victory over S Kar of East Zone and S Farid and secured his berth in semi-final round of the tournament.


Final match of Billiards and Snooker Tournament will be played on Sunday at 8 am.
The tournaments are being organised under the supervision of Additional General Manager, B B Singh, H K Packra, Vikas Gupta, Sports Officer, Bobin John, Sports Secretary, Ashok Namdeo, W Lal, D D Patel and others.


All India Ordnance Factories Inter Zonal Sports Meet 2016-17 will conclude with a grand prize distribution ceremony to be organised at Geetayan auditorium, on Sunday, 3:30 pm onwards.


Chief guest of the prize distribution ceremony will be Ordnance Factory Khamaria, Senior General Manager, S K Singh (IOFS), while Deepshikha WWA Khamaria, President, Sangeeta Agarwal will be special guest during the programme.