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Hubert Paliar grab Gold and Silver medals at the 20th Asian Para Arms Wrestling Championship in Dubai


Shillong: Meghalaya arm-wrestler from Nongstoiñ on Tuesday clinched a Gold medal in the 70kg (Right Hand) category and Silver in the (Left Hand) category at the 20th Asian Para Arms Wrestling Championship held in Dubai Azman, UAE.

The competition was held from April 28 to May 3, 2023. In the final, Paliar won against Kazakhstan’s Dmitri Skubaba but lost to the same player in the left category.

Paliar, a person with hearing impairment was trained as a professional baker and joined a business unit called Home Delights Bakers & Confectioners.

He was interested in the field of sports since his childhood, particularly football and arm wrestling. He participated India in the 55 Kg senior category event of World Arm Wrestling Championship in Turkey, won the Meghalaya Arm Wrestling Championship held on May 2015. He recently participated in the 40th National Arm Wrestling Championship held at G.H. Raisoni Polytechnic, Sharadha Park, Nagpur, Maharashtra.

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