CHANDIGARH, SEPT 2 :Cpl Sajesh of South Western Air Command bagged both gold medals in snatch as well as clean and jerk with 73 kg and 100 kg, respectively, in the 56 kg category in the Air Force Weightlifting Championship at 3 BRD, Lecma Auditorium here today.
Warrant Officer G Robert of Training Command stood second in snatch with 72 kg and third in clean and jerk with 92 kg. Lac D Kumar took third position with 72 kg in snatch and in clean and jerk with 92 kg stood third.In 62 Kg category Cpl Nasardeen of Maintenance Command won both the titles snatch and clean and jerk with 92 kg and 117 kg of weight respectively. He was followed by Sgt Naikoji, Central Air Command with77 and 92 kg in snatch and clean and jerk, respectively.
Gp Capt S K Sehgal Offg Stn Commander inaugurated the champion ship in which eight teams namely Western Air Command, South Western Air Command, Eastern Air Command, Training Command, Southern Air Command, Maintenance Command, Central Air Command & Air HQ are participating. The aim of the championship is to select Air Force team for forthcoming Inter Services Championship scheduled to be held at Signal Centre Jabalpur from November 12 to 20.