MDAA confers Nandi Awards to top Athletes

MDAA confers Nandi Awards to top Athletes

May 10, 2019

The Mysore District Athletic Association (MDAA) conferred the prestigious Nandi Awards to the top sports persons of Mysuru district for the year 2018-19 at a function held at Maharaja’s College Centenary Hall on May 9.

The MDAA honoured the following athletes: Suhas S. Gowda (Best Performer – Men’s section), Apsana Begum (Best Performer – Women’s section), B.Manush (Best Performer – Junior Men’s section), S. Rahul Kashyap (Best Performer – Boys U-18 years), N. Rahul Nayaka (Best Performer – Boys U-16), Likitha Yogesh (Best Performer – Girls U-16), H.S. Harshitha (Best Performer – Girls U-14).

In addition to this, Vidya Vikas Educational Trust was given the Best Sports Promoters Award. Mohammad Nouman, Senior Sports Journalist, Prajavani, Mysuru, was conferred the Distinguished Sports Journalist Award while Nagesh Panathale, Senior Photo-Journalist, Vijaya Karnataka, Mysuru, was conferred the Distinguished Sports Photographer Award.

The function was presided by Vasu, Chairman, MDAA. V.R. Beedu, Dronacharya Award winner for Lifetime Achievement in Athletics as a coach, was the guest of honour.

Dr. P. Krishnaiah, Director (In-Charge), Department of Physical Education, University of Mysore, K.Suresh, Assistant Director, DYES, Mahesh Ballal, Vice-President, MDAA, Somashekar, President, MDAA and B. Srikanth, Hon. Secretary, MDAA were among those present at the function.


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