Date of Birth : 1957-04-04
Gender : Male
Father : Biswambar Bidika
Mother : Jamani Bidika
Address : Harijan Sahi, Rayagada- 765001, Orissa.
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Education : : Studied up to seventh class
Occupation : : Working as messenger in Indian Overseas Bank, Kerada at Rayagada.
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Made his debut in competitive weightlifting from the Sub-divisional championship in 1977.

Entered district meet in 1985 and finished first. He went on to win the district weightlifting and powerlifting titles for the seventh successive times.

He has so far won 12 titles in powerlifting and armwrestling.

Made National powerlifting debut in 2005 at Bhubaneswar and went on to win the title the 52kg Masters title, lifting 375kg.

Won the Master-I title in the National Armwrestling Championship in Uttar Pradesh in 2006.

Finished second 52kg senior category of the Federation Cup Powerlifting Championship at Jamshedpur in February, 2007.

Finished second in 60kg Master-II category of the National Powerlifting Championship at Lucknow from March, 2008.
Won the 56kg Master title in the Asian Powerlifting championship at Alleppy, Kerala in May 1-5, 2005.

Finished seventh in the World Armwrestling championship at Tokyo, Japan in 2006.

Won the 56kg Master-I title in the World Powerlifting Championship held at Texas in the USA in October 1-6, 2006.
Won the 60kg Master-II title ( 4 gold) in the Commonwealth Powerlifting Championshipat Christchurch, New Zealand from December 1-5, 2007.
Won the 60kg Master-II title in the Asian Powerlifting Championship at Taskent in Uzbekistan in May 1-5, 2008.

Won gold medal in the Asian Powerlifting Championship held at Mongolian capital Ulaanbaatar from May 1 to 6.


Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik arranged a financial assistance of Rs 2 lakh for Bidika to participate in international competition.
A complete vegetarian, Bidika eats reggae (mandia) to built strength for powerlifting.


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