Golap Rabha from India Wins the Mr. World 2018

Golaph Rabha from India won the World Fitness Federation (WFF)-World Body Building Federation (WBBF) Mr. World Title at the event held in Lithuania during Oct. 19-21, 2018.

Rabha did put up a nearly flawless display and came out as a winner in all the three categories he took part – Pro Mr. World in 80kg, Men’s Pro World Bodybuilding, and Men Muscle Model.

The year 2018 has proved to be a sparkling one for the Indian bodybuilding with two back-to-back titles in one month . First Sunit Jadhav won the Mr. Asia Championship, and now Rabha’s win has put the icing on the cake.

Golap Rabha – Crowned as Mr. World (Source: Sports Wallah)
Golap Rabha – Crowned as Mr. World (Source: Sports Wallah)

“I thank all my family, well-wishers, the people of Boko, Assam and India who have always inspired me, especially during difficult times.” ~ Golap Rabha (Source:The Telegraph)

Background

Rabha hails from Boko, a town in Kamrup district in Assam. He lives with his family comprising his mother, younger brother, wife and daughter. For living, Rabha runs a gymnasium while his brother, a mobile shop.

Despite the modest financial background and without much help from the authorities, Rabha kept putting in his hard work with great self-belief. All of these have culminated into this achievement.

It would be interesting to know that initially Rabha took to martial arts, and later switched to bodybuilding. He began his journey in bodybuilding in 2001 under Jiten Kalita, who taught Rabha the basics of bodybuilding. Even today, Rabha trains six hours a day.

Training

Watch workout by Golap Rabha

Other Achievements by Golap Rabha

Before the ‘Mr. World,’ Rabha’s other significant achievements were:

  • Mr. India – 2017
  • Mr. India – 2018
  • Mr. Asia – 2018.

Also, at the regional level Rabha had won Mr. Assam, Mr. Kamrup, Mr. Fittech Classic in 2013.

Watch Golap Rabha winning Mr. Asia 2018

Advice on Diet

According to Rabha, the diet intake of a body builder should be protein-rich. Protein supplements are expensive and often difficult for a bodybuilder to afford these. Due to this reason, on many occasions, bodybuilders give up the sport, which is a sad reality. Aspiring bodybuilders need continuous government aids to keep their dreams alive.  

Golap Rabha Mr world 2018
With the Winner’s Trophy – Mr. World (Source: Navbharat Times)

We hope that Rabha will continue to set higher goals for himself and keep winning glories for the country. We wish him all the best for his future endeavors.

“I love bodybuilding and will continue to do so my entire life. I will also try and inspire upcoming bodybuilders.”~ Golap Rabha.

 

 

 

About Shafiya Shaikh

Chief Editor - IBB

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