PESHAWAR: Mr. and Junior Mr. Pakistan Bodybuilding contests would be held from March 15 under the aegis of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Bodybuilding Federation here at Qayyum Sports Complex.
This was stated by Adviser to the Chief Minister on Sports Khyber Pakhtunkhwa while addressing a press conference at Media Center.
Secretary Pakistan Bodybuilding Federation Tariq Pervez, Director Sports Training and Games Tariq Mehmood, Director Development Arshad Hussain, members of the KP Sports Writers Association were also present.
He said all the expenses would bear the Directorate of Sports Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
He also offered all the association to bring their national event in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the Directorate of Sports Khyber Pakhtunkhwa would provide all out support to the association as far as financial support is concerned.
It is certainly good opportunity for the youth of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to learn good things from the skills of the prominent musclemen of the country to be competing in the prestigious event, Amjad Afridi added.
Tariq Pervez, who is also a qualified international judge and represented Pakistan in Thailand recently, said thanked Amjad Afridi for taking interest in hold the event.
He said during his meeting with the President of the Pakistan Bodybuilding Federation (PBF) Naveed Akram Cheema, Amjad Afridi expressed willingness to hold the event in KP for the forth times.
A total of 200 plus musclemen from 12 different unites like Wapda,
Railways, HEC, Islamabad, FATA, Gilgit-Baltistan, Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan and host KP in six categories for Mr. Junior Pakistan comprising 55kg, 60kg, 65kg, 70kg, 75kg, and above 75kg besides 10 categories for Mr. Pakistan including 55kg, 60kg, 65kg, 70kg, 75kg, 80kg, 85kg, 90kg, 95kg and above 95kg would compete.
He said that the weights and judgments will be organized on March 13-14 while the show will be organized on March 15, 2015. Secretary General of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Bodybuilding Association, is hopeful about the performance of KP musclemen, specially in the junior categories.
He said Salman Khan won gold medal for KP in 65kg weight in the 31st National Games and hopefully.