Mangaluru, Dec15, 2019: Student hailing from the city, Aren Joy Fernandes, a first-year student of Electronics and Communication Engineering of St Joseph Engineering College (SJEC)-Mangaluru, brought laurels to the college by winning gold medal in Asian Classic Powerlifting Championship that was organised in Kazakhstan recently.
He bagged the first place in squat, second place in deadlift and first place in overall below 66 kg Powerlifting Championship (Squat 180 kg, Bench Press 97.5 kg, Deadlift 215 kg, totaling up to a weight of 492.5 kg).
Aren, who entered sports at a tender age, has 6 gold, 3 silver and 2 silver medals to his credit in various state, national and international level championships.
The management of St Joseph Engineering College honoured Aren Fernandes for his outstanding efforts at a felicitation programme held at the college. Aren received a well deserve honour to the cheers of all.