The 25 years old ,G. Balakrishna of India was crowned Mr. Asia 2016 at 5th Phil-Asia bodybuilding championships Fitness Championships that took place earlier this month in the Philippines.Balakrishna, who works as a water tanker driver, practises for nearly six hours a day at home and is trained by champions Sangram Chougla from Mumbai and Munish Kumar from Punjab.
After winning the Mr. Asia Title He told to Hundi that, “I am proud of my achievement and hope to repeat it more often with some financial support.” “I owe it to my mother Parvathamma and brother Rajesh who have been my pillars of support,” he added.
G Balakrishna is big fan of Arnold Schwarzenegger who is famous body builder and Hollywood actor Hollywood actor and He lives in the Whitefield, Bengaluru.He was known as the ‘Arnold Schwarzenegger of Whitefield’ by local residences of Whitefield.
Bengaluru water tanker driver G Balakrishna wins Mr Asia title
“I work two jobs, I’m a gym instructor in the evening and I’m water tanker driver in the morning.” “I am maintaining my position with a rich daily diet that includes 750 g of chicken, 25 eggs, 300 g of rice, 200 g of vegetables along with fish and fruits for extra protein,” he said.”
Balakrishna also won Mr. Universe Under-24 junior contest in Germany in 2013 and Mr. Universe title in the same category at the world championship in Athens,Greece in 2014.
Despite winning the championship, my worry will always be of funds. With no government support, I still struggle to participate in bodybuilding championships outside the country,” Balakrishna said.Balakrishna raised the funds for the competition with the help of Whitefield Settlers & Residents Association and businessman Koshy Varghese.
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