In order to motivate budding athletes, Olympian Ashwini Nachappa’s Sports Academy had organised the Track and Field Championship event for kids under 12, 14 and 16 years at KALS Grounds in Kaikeri, Gonikoppal, on Feb. 7. Students from various schools in Kodagu, Mysuru, Bengaluru and Mandya participated in the event.
The following students from Mysuru district, coached by Puneeth of Mysore University, have secured a total of 3 Gold, 5 Silver and 8 Bronze medals:
U-16: Charvi – Bronze in 600m; U-14: Ishana Devaiah Pykera (Excel Public School) – Gold in 600m and Silver in 200m; H. Saha (St. Joseph’s School) – Bronze in 600m; U-12: Nischitha Gowda (Vijaya Vittala School) – Bronze in 600m and 100m.
U-16: M.N. Vipul (Sadvidya High School) – Gold in 100m and in 200m along with Individual Championship; Madhu – Silver in 100m and 200m; Kishan – Bronze in 800m; U-14: Ayish – Silver in 200m; Ishaan – Bronze in 100m; U-12: Chiranth – Silver in 600m; Adithya, Shireesh – Bronze in 600m.