Friday, March 18, 2011

Suhas Khamkar speaks about his BodyBuilding Journey

Suhas Khamkar's interview on Star Mazha :

A Wiki on Suhas Khamkar

Suhas Khamkar (born August 9th, 1980) is a professional bodybuilder from India. A native of Kolhapur region, Suhas comes from a family of fitness experts and bodybuilders. Suhas's inspiration for body building can be traced back to his home town Kolhapur where he grew up watching many wrestlers and body builders. Lack of knowledge and experience regarding the professional sport of bodybuilding presented Suhas with a unique challenge. However in the year 1997 at the tender age of 16, Suhas drew inspiration from Arnold Schwarzenegger and embarked on a journey of becoming a world champion in the sport of bodybuilding.

Suhas started his training under Bibhishan Patil,a famous wrestler and also a Kolhapur native. Bibhishal Patil taught Suhas various attributes & techniques of bodybuilding and rendered detailed information about the sport. After his family moved to Mumbai, Suhas continued working on his fitness and career goal and took inspiration from a lot of local bodybuilders along the way.
An employee of Central Railway of India, Suhas Khamkar is the first to win a national level gold medal in the Railways national competitions.


During his 12 years of successful professional career in bodybuilding, Suhas has won various accolades at the state and national level. Some of the prestigious awards to Suhas's credit are listed below:
  • Mr. India 2010 
  • Mr. Asia 2010 (First Indian to win Mr. Asia)
  • Maharastra Shree
  • Mr. India (below 18 years category)
  • 5 times Gold medalist in All India Railway competitions
Suahs won almost all championship titles in western Maharastra for past 7 to 8 years and is distinguised as the first bodybuilder of Maharastrian origin.


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