Boby muscles his way to title in Seoul

CHRONICLE BUREAU IMPHAL,24th Aug: Another state bodybuilder won laurels for India as Arambam Boby flexed his way to title at the 51st Asian Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championships at Seoul, South Korea on Thursday.

Yumnam Mamota, meanwhile, settled for silver medal in women's 52kg event. Arambam Boby claimed the top honour in the men’s 80kg weight category. The contest also saw his compatriots S Mohan Subramaniam and Elumalai Karthik finish third and fourth respectively as Rasoul Zaei Olia of Iran took the second spot. Sirichai Daothaisong of Thailand was fifth among the top five.

Meanwhile, India’s trio of Yumnam Mamota, Rebita Devi and Taipodia Raklu finished second, fourth and fifth respectively in the women’s 52kg weight group.

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