Dilna and Nandana: Record queens of Kerala
Idukki: Kerala’s M M Dilna and R Nandana rewrote record books at the National Powerlifting Championship held in Idukki. The record breakers, who are from Kozhikode and Alappuzha respectively, created 7 out of the 11 records that were created on the fourth day of the event.
Nandana, who competed in the 72 kg sub junior division, created 3 records for Kerala. She lifted 142.5 kg in squat and 72.5 in the bench press categories. She has also secured gold at the Commonwealth Championship and other medals at the national level.
M.M. Dilna rewrote 4 records in the 72kg senior women’s division. She lifted a total of 390 kilos across various categories including 155 kg in squat. She is the mother of two children, Alwyn and Anviya.