Iqbal Sayed

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    BIOGRAPHY:

    Name: Iqbal Rashid Sayed
    Nickname: The Humble Beast
    Born: Mumbai, Maharashtra, india
    Height: 5”11 (156 cm)
    Weight: Contest: 203 lb (92 kg)
    Date of birth: October 02, 1986 (age 32)

    Parents Name

    Iqbal Sayed With his Father

    Dad – Rashid Majid Sayed
    Mom – Naazparveen Rashid Sayed
    A Good Quality Profile Picture (Face Close up Picture) – Picture as attached

    Early Life (paragraph)
    Iqbal Sayed’s father; Rashid Sayed moved from Latur, Maharashtra to Mumbai in early 1970’s to explore the new job and business opportunities and settled here. His family still holds the bonds with their native place. His mother Naazparven (Lanjekar) Sayed belongs to Ratnagiri, Maharasathra.
    Iqbal was born in Mumbai (then Bombay) in a Muslim Family. He completed all his elementary schooling and engineering education from Mumbai University. He is an alumnus of M. H. Saboo Siddik College of Engg, Byculla.
    Post engineering; he was interested in writing UPSC exams as him being an IAS officer was his father’s dream. Later, he continued with his MBA in Infrastructures Development & Management and continued to work as a Construction Engineer and then promoted to Construction Manager.
    At present, Iqbal works as a Senior Construction Manager and handles the profile of Project coordination and Management in Reliance Infrastructures’ Mumbai Metro One Project. His immediate reporting Manager is Mr Abhay Kumar Mishra (CEO – Reliance Metro Business and President – Reliance Transportation; an IES,retd all India Rank 1 Officer)
    His life’s turning point came when he competed for his life’s first bodybuilding competition Mr Mumbai (Mumbai Shree, 9th January 2016) where he secured Bronze Medal.
    And today he is an IFBB Pro League Athlete representing India at the international platforms and has become very fast a household name in the Indian Fitness Industry. He has won Silver Medal in Mr Olympia Amateur, Asia at Hong Kong in December 2016.
    He has also held Silver Medal in Mr India – Classic Physique 2017 and Second runner up in Mr Asia 2017

    Educational Qualification (School Name, College Name, University Name etc all)
    Qualification Stream School/College University Year Score (%)
    Grade Xth SSC Swami Vivekanand English High School MSBSHSE May-02 77.33
    Diploma Civil Engg M. H. Saboo Siddik Polytechnic MSBTE May-05 84.00
    Bachelors Civil Engg M. H. Saboo Siddik College of Engg MU May-09 80.00
    Masters Diploma PPM* CADD Center; Project Mgt Institute PMI.org May-13 120 PDUs
    Post-Graduation IDM** NICMAR, Management Institute, Pune NICMAR June-14 A+
    * Masters Diploma in Project Planning & Management
    **Post-Graduation in Infrastructures Development & Management
    Iqbal Sayed also holds other certificates in Fire & Safety Management, Auto Cad design &drafting, MSP and Primavera

    Fitness Journey Details (How the Fitness Journey Started).
    When it comes to bodybuilding and fitness sports, it’s all out of his passion. Rather, it’s a “passion driven in his blood”. His Dad is the first body builder; he grew up seeing lifting weights, so love with the iron is in his family hierarchy.
    While continuing his corporate work profile, he was always a fitness enthusiast. He would not miss his gym sessions and would try attending any fitness seminar and workshop happening. `
    His life’s turning point came when he did his own transformation and competed for his life’s first bodybuilding competition Mr Mumbai (Mumbai Shree, 9th January 2016) where he secured Bronze Medal. And that seems to be the kick start of his fitness journey.
    Later the same year he competed for Mr Ghatkopar, Mr Jr Maharashtra and Mr Andheri where he was placed Bronze, Silver and Gold respectively.
    And today he is an IFBB Pro League Athlete representing India at the international platforms. He has won Silver Medal in Mr Olympia Amateur, Asia at Hong Kong in December 2016. He has also held Silver Medal in Mr India – Classic Physique 2017 and Second runner up in Mr Asia 2017. This has given him the confidence he needed to be successful in all areas of his life including being a top athlete in the fitness industry, while quickly becoming a household name in fitness industry.
    Iqbal believes in imparting and spreading the knowledge he has received, and taking fitness to a larger level making it available to everyone. He has helped several people online in transformations.

    Career Details:
    Iqbal holds Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering with MBA in Infrastructures Development & Management: He had received a campus placement with L&T – an Indian construction giant, in their building construction division. But he chose to work with a Dubai based Venture into ready-made steel sector. And then moved to Reliance Infrastructure Mumbai Metro One Project in April 2011. He has productively worked in site execution, estate management, contracts management, stakeholders’ management, project coordination and management divisions.
    Iqbal is also a very good motivational orator where he conducts motivational and grooming seminars ad workshop for engineering students.
    He still continues with his existing corporate profile of Senior Construction Manager with Reliance, while competing for national and international level fitness and bodybuilding competitions. He has in addition started his online programme for diet management, training and contest preparation.
    His hobbies also include writing poems on Sufism.

     

    Achievement & Awards received
    Body Building :
    Mr India 2017 @ Ahmedabad, India on 17th April 2017
    Classic Physique Category – Secured Silver
    Mr Olympia Amateur Asia 2016 @ Hong Kong on 5th to 8th Dec 2016 :
    (180 cms, 85 kgs – Classic Bodybuilding Category) : Secured Silver
    Mr Maharashtra 2016
    (Maharashtra Mahotsav Shree on 3rd Feb 2016 – 80 kgs Category) : Secured Silver
    Mr Andheri 2016
    (Andheri Shree on 17th Jan 2016 – 80 kgs Category) : Secured Gold
    Mr Mumbai 2016
    (Mumbai Shree on 9th Jan 2016 – 80 kgs Category) : Secured Bronze
    Mr Ghatkopar 2015
    (Atal Shree on 24th Dec 2015 – 80 kgs Category) : Secured Bronze

    Others :
    Third Prize for English Poetry Writing Competition at Mumbai Metro’s Majhi Metro Festival (2016)
    First Prize for Essay Writing on Safety at National Safety Council – Safety Campaign @ Rinfra (2013, 2014 & 2015)
    Second Prize for Essay Writing on Safety at National Safety Council 41st Safety Campaign @ Rinfra (2012)
    Awarded “Most Proactive Leader of the Year” Award at Corporate office (2011)
    Second Position in “Nationwide Education Scholarship Test (NEST)” (2009)
    (Received Rs 15,000/- & Certificate)
    First Prize for Inter-College Fashion Show (2008)
    First Prize for Inter-College AutoCAD Drafting Competition (2008)
    First Prize for Tug-of-War (2008 & 2009) and Second Prize for Tug-of-War (2007)
    First Prize for Inter-College Debate Competitions (2005, 2007 and 2008)
    Secured 5th Place in Maharashtra in Diploma MSBTE Final Year Exams (2005)
    Third Prize for National Level Paper Presentation on Rain Water Harvesting (RWH) held at Satara, MS.(2005) (No of entries : 350+)
    Four Gold Medals and One Silver Medal for having held First and Second rank in Diploma in Civil Engg Semesters (2002-05)
    One Gold Medal for Scoring 147/150 in Mathematics in SSC board exam (2002)

     

    Web Links of News Articles (English Newspaper Articles)
    Sportskeeda.com – 10th December 2016 ;
    Sportskeeda.com is the largest all sports website in India, has a record of reporting on more than 30 different sports.
    http://www.sportskeeda.com/bodybuilding/civil-engineer-iqbal-sayed-becomes-first-indian-to-medal-at-mr-olympia
    MensXP.com – 11th December 2016 ;
    MensXp.com is an Indian lifestyle website for men. It belongs to Times Internet, a division of the Times group. With 8.5 million hits a month in 2010, it was India’s largest website in its specialty.
    http://www.mensxp.com/health/body-building/33884-mumbai-civil-engineer-becomes-the-first-indian-to-win-silver-at-mr-olympia-sets-an-example-for-all.html
    Krunch Today Magazine – January 2017, New Year Issue – Volume 06, Sports Section
    http://krunchtoday.com/sports-jan2017.html
    Indian Bodybuilding

    Iqbal Sayed bags Silver at Amateur Mr. Olympia 2016


    Radio City 91.1 FM – Interviewed by RJ – live on 13th December 2016
    Google App – Daily Current Affairs & GK – (app has 1 million+ downloads)

    Punya Nagri – 16th December 2016 (Leading Marathi Newspapers in Latur, Maharashtra)
    Mahavrutt – 15th December 2016 (Weekly Marathi News paper in Latur, Maharasthra)
    Dainik Bhaskar – 17th December 2016 (Hindi News paper)
    Divya Bhaskar – 17th December 2016 (Gujarati News paper)