Maradona Khetrimayum, 27 year old bodybuilder wins the title Senior Mr Manipur of the 59th Mr Manipur Contest 2021.
The contest was organized at Asha Hall, North AOC, in Imphal by the All Manipur Body Builders Association.
About Maradona Khetrimayum
Maradona, belongs from Kakching Makha Leikai of Manipur’s Kakching district. He is also the owner of a gym in Kakching named ‘Muscle Factory’.
“I started practicing to become a good body builder in 2013 but I joined the body building competitions such as Mr Manipur contests only in 2016 and won overall champion title in Junior category”, were his words after the win.
Further he also added, “Being a founder of Muscle Factory gym which aims to produce a unique form of muscle filled bodies, I thought of continuing bodybuilding as a profession till my age permits.”
He won a cash prize of Rs 1.5, lakh after beating seven other competitors.
More about the contest
The second and third spots were claimed by W Priyobrata Singh of Liangtuang Gym Kamei Foundation, Thangmeiband and Bhopendra N of MPSC respectively.
MPSC with 36 points won the team champion of the contest and Royal Gym, Ningomthong with 30 points took the runners up title.
Karishma Chingangbam of Super Gym Khurai prevailed in the women’s bodybuilding competition.
And the second and third positions were bagged by Thangjam Leima Chanu of Universal Gymnasium, Kakyai and Keisam Sinthoibi Mangang of Royal Gym, Ningomthong, respectively.
For physically challenged persons bodybuilding competition Naorem Jayanta of Royal Fitness Academy Thoubal, Ahongsangbam Nanao Singh of Bishnu Gym Bishnupur and Tharoijam Robin of AMBBA finished first, second and third respectively.
Lastly, in this year’s 59th Mr Manipur contest 2021, according to General secretary Yumlembam Sunanta of AMBBA, 158 body builders including both men and women representing 56 Gymnasiums from across the state of Manipur participated.