Berhampur, March 2, (LocalWire): DSP K. Ravi Kumar, who hails from Berhampur, was on Saturday won a gold medal at the 67th All India Police Wrestling event held in Jaipur, Rajasthan.
He clinched the gold in 89-kg category by lifting 142 kg in snatch, 165 kg in clean & jerk, totaling 307 kg. The event was held from February 27 to March 3.
State police chief DGP R.P. Sharks congratulated him for his achievement.
Ravi, also an Arjuna award winner, is presently undergoing training at the Biju Patnaik State Police Academy in Bhubaneswar.
Ravi had recently also won a gold medal at the National Weightlifting Championship held at Visakhapatnam in Andrea Pradesh. He had also won gold in the Commonwealth Games in 2010.