Tag: Athlete

This veteran athlete-cum-auto driver is an inspiration to youngsters
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This veteran athlete-cum-auto driver is an inspiration to youngsters

April 26, 2019

An autorickshaw driver, who is a veteran athlete, has become a role model for others by his achievements at the national and international level. The veteran athlete Vishweshwara Aradhya Diddapura, 67, a resident of 11th Cross, Ramanuja Road, who is an autorickshaw driver, in his spare time practises hard in several disciplines like speed walking,…

Talented Athlete: P. S. Uma
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Talented Athlete: P. S. Uma

April 1, 2018

Athletics is the mother of all sporting events in the world sporting scene. Our city’s athlete P.S. Uma, a former Sports Hostel trainee, did everyone proud by winning the Shot-Put bronze medal in the 22nd Federation Cup National Senior Athletic Championships 2017-18 held at Patiala recently. She threw the Shot-Put to a distance of 14.66m…

Veteran athlete Sreenivasa Raju passes away
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Veteran athlete Sreenivasa Raju passes away

September 16, 2017

Sreenivasa Raju, 77 years, a retired Loco Pilot, South Western Railway and a national-level veteran athlete passed away at his residence in city, yesterday. He was a State veteran athlete who won medals in the 75 plus men’s Shot Put, Hammer Throw and Discus Throw events and represented the State in the National meets. The…

Indian Grand Prix Athletics: Reena George bags silver
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Indian Grand Prix Athletics: Reena George bags silver

May 10, 2017

Mysuru-based athlete Reena George representing India in the Indian Grand Prix Athletics Championships at the Netaji Institute of sports Complex, Patiala, won the silver medal in the women’s 100mts event on yesterday. Merlin Joseph won the gold and emerged as the fastest women with a timing of 10.88sec. Reena George secured the second place with…

STAR THIS WEEK: Talented Athlete: M.G. Radesh
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STAR THIS WEEK: Talented Athlete: M.G. Radesh

May 7, 2017

Athletics is considered as the Mother of all Sports. Our city athlete M.G. Radesh is a talented athlete who excels in the shorter sprints (100m event) in the men’s section and has been performing consistently well in the State and National level meets. Radesh recently took part in the Open Nationals at Coimbatore and performed…

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