The jewel of Durgapur, Koustav Ghosh has won 5 medals in the power lifting championship at the Commonwealth games.
He has made Durgapur and India famous. The seventh Commonwealth games was held in South Africa where Koustav from Raghunathpur-Madhupalli represented India in power lifting. At present he is a student of Viswa-bharati studying physical education.
To fulfill his dream he had worked hard, made himself stronger and went to South Africa to participate in his desired event.
He won silver medal in Bench press, Classic bench press, Squat, Deadlift and overall power lifting event. He said that only for the lack of necessary costume he couldn’t win gold.
At first he won 4 silver and a bronze. He was in the third position in Classic bench event. But the second position holder didn’t have a dope test so he was rejected from his position and disqualified.
Naturally Koustav came up a step forward and received silver. Durgapur municipality and all the people of Durgapur are happy for his success.
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