Udupi, Feb 25, 2016: Addressing media meet, John Rebello, working president of the Karnataka Association of Bodybuilders, said that E-Fitness and the Association of Bodybuilders, Udupi, will organise a State-level bodybuilding competition titled ‘Mr. Karnataka – 2016’ at the Shamili Auditorium here on February 27.
There would be competitions in body weight categories of 55, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, and above 85 kg. The first five winners in each category will be given a cash prize of Rs. 25,000.
The first prize winner of every category would qualify for ‘Mr. Karnataka – 2016’ title round. The title winner would get a cash prize of Rs. 1 lakh and a trophy. The runner-up will get Rs. 40,000 in cash and a trophy. Men aged above 40 could compete in the masters category, which would be further divided into three groups – 40-50, 50-60, and above 60. The first five winners of each category would be awarded with Rs. 25,000 in each category. The master title winner would be awarded Rs. 25,000 and a trophy.
The competition for the physically challenged would be held in two categories – below 60 kg and above 60 kg. The first winner of each category will be awarded Rs. 22,000, while the title winner will get a cash prize of Rs. 10,000. There will be a best poser competition and the winner would get Rs. 10,000.
The ‘Mr. Udupi – 2016’ district-level body building competition would be held at the same venue at 10.30 a.m. The first five winners of each category would be eligible for ‘Mr. Karnataka – 2016’ State-level bodybuilding competition. The first winners in each category of Mr. Udupi would get certificates, while the top three would get gold, silver and bronze medals, respectively. The ‘Mr. Udupi’ title winner and the runner-up will be awarded trophies.