In Commemoration of 125th anniversary of Swami Vivekananda’s Historic Speech at the World Parliament of Religions in Chicago, Sri Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya Maruthi College of Physical Education and Tamilnadu Power lifting Association jointly organized Tamilnadu State 1st Inter Collegiate Power lifting Championship for Men 2018 on 16th December 2018 (Sunday) at Maruthi College of Physical Education. In the inaugural function, Sri S.Nagarajan, General Secretary, Tamilnadu Power lifting Association delivered the welcome address, Sri K. Kalimuthu, Deputy Chief Mechanical Engineer, Western Railways, Mumbai delivered the presidential address, Swami Alokeshananda, Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya was the Chief Guest of the function. Dr. Ch. VST. Saikumar, Principal & Secretary Maruthi College of Physical Education was the special guest.
Competitions were conducted in the following weight categories 53Kg, 59 Kg, 66 Kg, 74 Kg, 83 Kg, 93 Kg,105 Kg, 120 Kg, and 120+ Kg. Totally 122 power lifters participated from 32 colleges.
In the valedictory function Dr. Ch.VST. Saikumar, Principal & Secretary, Maruthi College of Physical Education delivered the welcome address, Sri K. Kalimuthu, Deputy Chief Mechanical Engineer, Western Railways, Mumbai presided over the function and distributed the medals and trophies to the winners. Sri S.Nagarajan, General Secretary, Tamilnadu Power lifting Association proposed to vote of thanks.
Result of the Competition:
|Sl.No||Weight Categories||I st Place||II nd Place||III rd Place|
|1||53 Kg||A.Anurag, Kathir College of Engg., Coimbatore||S.Sankar, Jairam Arts and Science College Salem||–|
|2||59 Kg||V.Sajith PSG College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore||S.Thilak Chandran Sri Saraswathi Thiyagaraja College, Pollachi||S.Paramesh Adithya Institute of Technology, Coimbatore|
|3||66 Kg||A.Shiek Mohamed Ali MDT Hindu College, Tirunelveli||V.Vinoth, Paavai Engg. College, Namakkal||S.Yuvaraja PSG College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore|
|4||74 Kg||B.Prabhu, PSG College of Arts and Science,
|M.Mohammed Hanifa Paavai Engg. College Namakkal||U.S.Jeyathdev CMS College of Science and Commerce, Coimbatore|
|5||83 Kg||C.Arivalagan PSG College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore||S.Naveen D.G.Vaishanav College Chennai||S.Monaj Kumar PSG College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore|
|6||93 Kg||A.Kowsic PSG College of Arts and Science Coimbatore||L.Ruban Sri Krishna College of Arts and Science Coimbatore||V.Poothatahan Paavai Engg. College Namakkal|
|7||105 Kg||M.Santhosh PSG College of Arts and Science Coimbatore||P.Sakthivel Paavai Engg. College Namakkal||G.Vinoth Thiyagarajar Polytechnic College|
|8||120 Kg||S.Abiram Paavai Engg. College Namakkal||S.Ganesh Sri Madandavan College||K.Gurubarath PSG Polytechnic College, Coimbatore|
|9||120+ Kg||M.Vignesh Jamal Mohamed College Trichy||S.K.Kirthick Surinder Bishop Heber College Trichy||–|
C.Arivalagan, PSG College of Arts and Science College secured ‘Strong man of the Tournament’ award.
V.Sajith, PSG College of Arts andScience College secured ‘Strong man of the Tournament’ Runnerup.
PSG College of Arts and Science,Coimbatore Secured Overall Championship of the tournament and Paavai Engineering College, Namakkal secured Overall Runnerup.