Mysuru’s Dr. Varsha S. Puranik, Ekalavya Awardee, is taking part in the ongoing World Speed Skating Championships in Colombia that began on Nov. 1 and will go on till Nov. 16. She is trained by Ekalvya Awardee K. Srikantha Rao of Rao’s Roller Skating Academy, Mysuru.
Southeast Asia Games: Mysuru’s Varsha, Reethu excelJanuary 6, 2020
Mysuru’s ice-skaters Dr. Varsha S. Puranik (two golds), Reethu Dinesh (one silver & 1 bronze), Omkar (one silver & one bronze), Bharghav (one bronze) and Raghavendra (one bronze) impressed with their performance in the Southeast Asian Games Short Track Ice Skating Championship in Singapore on Saturday. All the skaters are trained in Mysuru at Rao’s…
Ekalavya Awardee inaugurates Athletic MeetNovember 19, 2018
Dr. Varsha S. Puranik, an Ekalavya Award winner and an International Skater, who inaugurated the 26th Annual Athletic Meet of JSS Public School at the School premises in Siddarthanagar recently, is seen handing over the Sports Torch to the School Captain Tanmayee Yatish and Vice-Captain Saniha S. Jain as School Principal B. Latha and PE…
Asian Games – 2018: City skater finishes eighthSeptember 3, 2018
Dr. Varsha S. Puranik from city, representing India in the just concluded Jakarta Asian Games 2018 in the Women’s Roller Skating event, secured the eighth place in the 20km Road Race. Taipei’s Li Mengchu won gold with a timing of 44:50.992s. Guo Dan of China secured silver (44:50.992s), while Taipei’s Yang Hochen secured bronze (44:51.68s)….
Asian Games-bound City Skater: Dr. Varsha S. PuranikAugust 12, 2018
Roller-skating is a popular sport in Mysuru city and many roller-skaters have gone on to do well in the National and International level. Our city’s Varsha S. Puranik, a talented roller-skater is the only Mysurean to represent the country in 2018 Asian Games to be held at Palembang, Indonesia from Aug.18 to Sept.2. A National…