It’s a proud moment for all of us as 21-year-old Bhumika Sharma has become the first Indian woman to win the Miss World Body Building Championship. Bhumika has gained most number of points in individual posing, fall category, and body posing. The competition was held in Italy on June 17-18 and was organized by World Amateur Body Building Association (WABBA).
Source: India Times
In an interview with The Times Of India, Sharma said: “When I first started training I had a lot of fat on my body. There were times when people made fun of me. But once I developed clean cut muscles, less and less people ridiculed me.”
Here are some unknown facts about Bhumika Sharma:
- Hansa Manral Sharma, mother of Bhumika Sharma was also the head coach of the India women’s weightlifting team.
- Under the guidance of her coach, Bhupendra Sharma, She works out for 7 hours a day.
- Bhumika is the only bodybuilder from Uttarakhand who has made this big to an international level.
Bhumika has the support of her parents as she added: “Bodybuilding is a male-dominated field and at times men would get insecure when they would see my workouts. There is a lot of negativity towards women bodybuilders. At times I was demotivated. I also suffered a neck injury during the first year of my training. But it was my mother’s constant support that kept me on track.”