21-year-old Doon girl bags Miss World Bodybuilding title

first_imgBhumika Sharma has brought laurels to the country by winning the Miss World Bodybuilding title, at the recent World Championship held in Venice.The girl from Dehradun scored maximum points in three categories, which were individual posing, body posing and fall that enabled her to clinch the Miss World title and the gold medal at the World Championship.She was one of the 27 Indians who participated in the championship; however, she was the only female bodybuilder.Image courtesy: TwitterYou will be surprised to know that bodybuilding was not her original choice. She was more interested in pursuing shooting as a career.More about Miss World Bodybuilding champion:Her mother Hansa Manral Sharma was the head coach of the India women’s weightlifting team and her father Vishwavijay Sharma, a businessmanHer parents wanted her to become a shooter. However, three years ago during a shooting event in New Delhi, a chance meeting with a bodybuilding coach made her change her mind and opted for bodybuildingSince the 21-year-old is the only child it took her a while to convince her parents to let her pursue bodybuildingHowever, they did gave their consent to her. Her mother keeps a tab on her schedule and shares tips from time to time. While her coach, Bhupendra Sharma ensures she remains impressiveImage courtesy: FacebookShe follows a grueling schedule at the gym for up to seven hours a dayBhumika’s next aim is to clinch the Miss Universe title for bodybuildingBhumika is the only woman bodybuilder from Uttarakhand who has made mark in the national and international arenaOrganised by National Amateur Body-Builders’ Association (NABBA) of United Kingdom, bodybuilders from 60 countries will participate for the Miss and Mr Universe titles, at the championship which is scheduled to be held in December this year.advertisement(Main image source: Facebook)Interested in General Knowledge and Current Affairs? Click here to stay informed and know what is happening around the world with our G.K. and Current Affairs section.To get more updates on Current Affairs, send in your query by mail to education.intoday@gmail.comlast_img

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