Lifetime achievement award a source of encouragement for strength lifter Ganesh Subba

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Lifetime achievement award a source of encouragement for strength lifter Ganesh Subba

KUSH HANG LEEWANG

GEYZING,: Ganesh Subba, who was recently conferred with the lifetime achievement award by Sikkim Strength Lifting Association (SSLA) for his achievements and contribution to the sport, has expressed that the award was a source of further encouragement and inspiration for him to do more for the sport of strength lifting in Sikkim.
"I am thankful to SSLA for considering me a person worth to be conferred the life achievement award. The award means an added responsibily to work further for the sporting activities I am involved,” said Ganesh Subba.  
Ganesh Subba, a teacher by profession, has been into strength lifting since many years. He has represented Sikkim at national and international strength lifting championships.   
Apart from strength lifting, Subba is also considered as a pioneer for introduction, propagation and popularisation of arm wrestling in Sikkim. He along with some arm wrestling enthusiasts from Sikkim have worked committedly for promotion of arm wrestling in the State.
Subba, a Langang resident, is also the national vice president of Arm Wrestling Federation of India.

Sikkim at a Glance

  • Area: 7096 Sq Kms
  • Capital: Gangtok
  • Altitude: 5,840 ft
  • Population: 6.10 Lakhs
  • Topography: Hilly terrain elevation from 600 to over 28,509 ft above sea level
  • Climate:
  • Summer: Min- 13°C - Max 21°C
  • Winter: Min- 0.48°C - Max 13°C
  • Rainfall: 325 cms per annum
  • Language Spoken: Nepali, Bhutia, Lepcha, Tibetan, English, Hindi