Senior athlete bags medals at State-level
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Senior athlete bags medals at State-level

November 22, 2022

To represent Karnataka at Nationals

City’s 83-year-old senior athlete M.V.V. Swamy has bagged three bronze medals at the 42nd State-level Athletic Championship organised at University of Mysore (UoM) Oval Grounds in city on Nov. 12 and 13.

A resident of Ramakrishnanagar, Swamy, who has been taking part in the State and National level events for many years now, has bagged three bronze medal at the State-level Athletic Championship representing Mysuru district in the 80-85 years category — 100 mts, 200 mts running race and 5 kms brisk walk.

With this win, he is now eligible to represent Karnataka at the National-level Masters Athletic Championship to be held in Kolkata, West Bengal.

Apart from this, Swamy has also bagged six gold medals in the 23rd State Masters Swimming Championship-2022, organised by Karnataka Swimming Association, at Vijayanagar Aquatic Centre in Bengaluru on Oct. 29 and 30.

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