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Mr India-2008 Championship to be held in Aurangabad

Aurangabad, Maharashtra, May 22 (UNI) The three-day Mr India 48th senior National Body Building Championship-2008 will he held here between June 20 and 22.

Addressing a press conference here today, Championship Organising Committee president MP Chandrakant Khaire said around 700 body builders of 36 teams from across the country will participate in the Championship.

Body builders of national-level, winners of Arjun award and Padmashri will also take part in the competition.

The championship will be held in ten categories including 55kg, 60kg, 65kg, 80kg, 85 kg, 90kg, 95kg, 100 kg and above it.

Mr Khaire said the selection trial for Mr Asian and Mr Universe Championship will also be held through the event. Prominent personalities like Khali (Dilip Singh) of WWE fame and film actor Salman Khan will also attend the event, he added.

The event is being conducted in the city for the first time, he said.

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Story first published: Thursday, May 22, 2008, 20:35 [IST]
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