Rohen Laishram selected for Asian Powerlifting Championship
Source: Hueiyen News Service
Imphal, November 21 2012:
Indian Powerlifting Federation has selected Rohen Laishram of ELBBTC to represent India in the Asian Powerlifting Championship which is to be held at Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu from December 10 to 13 .
Rohen is the son of Laishram Noren and Laishram Ongbi Rebita of Paona Keithel and is reading in class X at DAV Sangakpham.
He completed eight months' training in powerlifting and has been competiting in 115 kg category.
Rohen had won silver medal in Mt Abu Natl Sub Junior Championships.
He was selected to represent India in the Asian championships after participating in the selection trial for senior national held at Cochi, Kerala.
At present, Rohen is undergoing practice under ELBBTC's Coach E Inao.