The Sankhale Shree 2023, a state-level bodybuilding competition, was organised by the Energise Friend Circle and Yuva De Sankhale and was held on March 18, 2023, at Multipurpose Hall, Sanquelim, Goa.
This event was conducted by the Goa Body Builders Association (GBBA) affiliated unit of the Indian Body Building Federation (IBBF). This bodybuilding championship was held in 6 categories, that is 55 kg, 60 kg, 65 kg, 70 kg, 75 kg and above 75 kg. The men's physique championship was held in an open category.
According to Mohiz Khan, the organising secretary of GBBA, the competition commenced with an inauguration ceremony. The dignitaries present for the competition were the vice president of GBBA Sanket Naik Mule, Mohiz Khan, Mangaldas Naik, Riyaz Sayyed, Sachin Salekar, Adv Vinay Patkar, Santosh Mapsekar, Satya Naik and others.
The entire event was hosted by Ravi Dessai. The live telecast of this competition was streamed on YouTube and Facebook during the competition.
A huge crowd was present and witnessed the grand event of Sankhale Shree 2023. The panel of judges present for the competition were Mahendra Dessai, Vivek Faldessai, Viresh Hiremath, Umesh Amerkar, and the stage marshal Caitan Dias. A total of 73 athletes participated in the championship.
Sankhale Shree 2023 RESULT SHEET
Men: physique category
1st – Abhay Gaonkar – V Fitness, Marcel, 2nd – Ajay Dessai – Hydra Fitness, Curchorem, 3rd- Maxon Cardoso – Infinity Gym, Margao, 4th – Sohail Mandrekar – Fitness House, Ribander and 5th – Siddesh G Naik – Sid Fitness, Pernem.
55 kg category
1st – Ridhvick Kumbli – Pitbull Gym, Santa Cruz, 2nd – Tushar Gauns – Pitbull Gym Santa Cruz, 3rd – Prathmesh Naik – Norbert Fitness, Ponda, 4th – Amit Nambiar – Elite Fitness, Margao and 5th – Ravi Kalangutkar – Infinity Gym, Margao.
60 kg category
1st – Iranna Acharya – Infinity Gym, Margao, 2nd – Nitin Murgaonkar – Pitbull, Santa Cruz, 3rd – Vedanth Surlikar – Body Sculpture, Porvorim, 4th – Akash Shirodkar – Fitness House, Ribander and 5th – Babajan Mulla – House, Ribander.
65 kg category
1st – Dinesh Govekar– Muscle Tech Zuarinagar, 2nd- Hamid Sayyed- AK Fitness Hub Dabolim, 3rd – Raju Teli - Super Universal Navelim, 4th – Laljeet Chaudhary – Kings Gym Margao and 5th – Hassan Shaikh- R. Fitness Studio Bicholim.
70 kg Category
1st – Vishant Gaude – Body machines, Ponda, 2nd – Nitin Raikar – Chiranjiy Fitness, Ponda, 3rd – Ashish Shirodkar – Infinity Gym, Margao, 4th – Siddesh Naik – Sid Fitness, Pernem and 5th – Sohail Mandrekar – Fitness House, Ribander.
75 kg Category
1st – Sankesh Dessai – Infinity Gym, Margao, 2nd – Ajay Dessai – Hydra Fitness, Curchorem, 3rd – Nakol Arlekar – Body Crafters, Thivim, 4th – Sumit Sand – AK Fitness Hub, Dabolim and 5th – Rehan Malik- Pitbull Gym, Santa Cruz.
75 +kg category
1st – Vinay Shetty – Fat 2 Fit Gym, Benaulim, 2nd – Anup Vernekar – Infinity, Margao, 3rd – Abhay Gaonkar – V Fitness, Marcel, 4th – Vishal Amirkar – Muscle Tech, Zuarinagar and 5th – Sujith Faldessai – Plus Point Gym, Balli, Best Poser winner was Ashish Shirodkar – Infinity Gym, Margao.
The team championship was won by the Infinity Gym, Margao. The Champion of Champions title was won by Sankesh Dessai – Infinity Gym, Margao. The Most Improved Body Builder title was won by Ridhvick Kumbli – Pitbull Gym, Santa Cruz. The team with the most participants was Pitbull Gym Santa Cruz.