Bengaluru Water Tanker Driver Crowned Mr. Asia 2016
The 25-year-old might have gone by you as simply one more water tanker driver who went through the race of Whitefield. Water Tanker Driver G Balakrishna has turned into a Victory of being Arnold Schwarzenegger of Whitefield. G. Balakrishna was honored Mr. Asia 2016 at the Most Recently closed 5th Phil-Asia of winning bodybuilding title in the Philippines.
The honor tops a long and troubled way of about 10 years for Mr. Balakrishna, who lost his dad when he was a kid. In his words, “I am proud with my victory and would like to repeat it all the more with some financial related support. I owe it to my mom, Parvathamma, and brother Rajesh who have been my mainstays of support.”
Water Tanker Driver G Balakrishna Wins Mr Asia 2016
He crowned Mr. Universe Under-24 junior challengers in 2013 (Germany). Mr. Universe title in similar category at the world championship in Athens, Greece in 2014. Mr.Balakrishna, an occupant of Ramagondanahalli close to Varthur, hones for about six hours a day at home and is trained by champions Sangram Chougule from Mumbai and Munish Kumar from Punjab.
Mr. Balakrishna’s off-season weight of around 120 kg is downsized to 90 kg amid competitions. He said, “I am keeping up my position with a rich day by day diet that incorporates 750 g of chicken, 25 eggs, 300 g of rice, 200 g of vegetables besides fish, fruits for additional protein and natural stamina.”
Bangalore Water Tanker Driver Honoured Mr Asia 2016
While at first, it was the Whitefield Settlers and Residents Association that offered him help to raise funds for his international participation. Business agent Koshy Varghese has additionally been financial aid for him. Mr. Balakrishna began the water tanker business in 2010 and even works as gym instructor. He finally said, “In spite of winning the title, my stress will always be on funds. With no Government Support, despite everything I battle to take an interest in bodybuilding championships outside the nation.”