A boy from Hunsur Taluk studying in SDMC College, Ujire, has excelled in various Volleyball tournaments and has been selected for Khelo India University Tournament which will be held in Bengaluru in March this year.
He is Mahesh Kumar, son of Raitha Sangha District President Hosuru Krishnakumar and Mamata, who are residents of Maruthi Layout in Hunsur Taluk.
He has a list of achievements to his credit — Mahesh has played for Mangalore University Volleyball team which had participated in All India Inter-University Volleyball Tournament that was held at Odisha from Jan. 4 to Jan. 7. His team secured runner-up spot among 32 teams which had participated.
In South Zone Inter-University Volleyball tournament that was held at Chennai last year from Dec. 19 to Dec. 23, he participated in Mangalore University team and won second prize out of 100 teams that took part in the tournament.
A promising player, Mahesh has added many feathers to his cap by winning medals at sports events.