Monday, December 5, 2022

Dimapur to host 1st Strongman NE c’ship

Staff Reporter

The first edition of Strongest Man of North East will be held on November 5 at Orchid ground, Burma Camp Dimapur.
Announcing this at a press conference, at City Gym, Purana Bazar Dimapur, Strongman Northeast India, president Mayang Kichu said the main event will consists of Tyre flipping (80 feet), Front hold (maximum time), Deadlift (Maximum repetition) for men and for women there will be flipping (60 feet), Front hold (maximum time), Deadlift (Maximum repetition) under 65 kg and Open categories.
Apart from the main event Gym versus Gym tug of war, car pulling competition and food eating competition will also be conducted. Men athletes will compete in four categories: under 70 kg, under 80 kg, under 90 kg and open categories and three events categories for women.
Kichu informed that on spot registration will be carried out from 10 a.m and the event will take place from 1 pm onwards.
The registration for the participants for main event will be Rs. 750 and Rs. 500 for side event.
The competition will be opened to anyone from North East India and the athlete with the best aggregate points of all three different categories will be declared as the winner.
Strongman Northeast India, member Abraham Botoking said that the event will be conducted for the first time not only in Nagaland but also in Northeast. Botoking informed that the winner of this competition will be qualified to participant in national Strongman India and if they win the national competition they will be forwarded to international event which takes place in Finland every year.

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