Goa’s Faijaz V.P, who represented India at World Arm Wrestling Championship in Egypt from October 22 to 27 won a bronze medal in 86kg category. In all, 57 countries participated.
Earlier, Faijaz represented Goa at the National Championship held in Uttar Pradesh were he won the gold medal in the same category. Faijaz is the first Goan to win a gold medal at the National Championship.
Faijaz is working as an officer for Air Arabia at Dabolim international airport. He was sponsored by Air Arabia.