Tag: Skating

City skater sizzles on International Ice Rinks
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City skater sizzles on International Ice Rinks

September 7, 2020

By Y.D. Shekar A Mysuru lad is making a mark in Ice Skating in international arena. Making a debut into Roller Skating when he was just two-and-a-half-years-old, this youth is making rapid stride in Ice Skating. He is preparing for the Winter Olympics to be held in China in 2022. Akash Aradhya, son of Nagabhushan…

City’s Budding Roller-Skating Champs
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City’s Budding Roller-Skating Champs

March 18, 2020

Roller Skating has gained popularity in Mysuru with Mysore District Roller Skating Association being active in conducting tournaments from time to time. There are many Roller Skaters from city like Dr. Varsha Puranik, Rea Achaiah and Omkar Yogaraj who have excelled in this sport which was once only a recreational event. Mysuru Skaters have gone…

City Skater wins medals at All India Meet
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City Skater wins medals at All India Meet

February 20, 2020

Omkara Yogaraj, a 2nd semester student of Electronics & Communication Engineering at National Institute of Engineering (NIE), Mysuru, representing Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) team, has bagged two Silver Medals and one Bronze Medal at the All India Inter University Speed Skating Championships 2019-20 held at RIMT University, Gobindgarh, Punjab, in association with Association of Indian…

City skater bags medals at International Meet
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City skater bags medals at International Meet

January 12, 2020

Mysuru:  Omkar Yogaraj, a 2nd semester EC student of NIE, Mysuru, represented Indian team in the International Ice Skating Meet held at Singapore recently and won a silver medal and two bronze medals. He emerged second Runner-Up in 500 mts and 1,000 mts Individual Ice Skating and bagged Silver Medal in 3000 Team Relay. Earlier…

Mysuru skater wins Gold in Nationals
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Mysuru skater wins Gold in Nationals

December 19, 2019

Mysuru lad B.T. Harshith, a product of Rao’s Roller Skating Academy, Mysuru, representing Karnataka in the 57th National Roller Skating Championship 2019, being held at Visakhapatnam, won three gold medals in the Boys U-11 category. Harshith is being trained by Ekalavya Award winner and former Indian team coach K. Srikantha Rao in Mysuru. A 5th…

City roller-skaters excel in State Championship
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City roller-skaters excel in State Championship

December 4, 2019

A group photo of the skaters of Vishwamitra Roller Skating Club, Siddarthanagar, who excelled in the 35th State Speed Skating Championship in Mysuru recently. Adithya S. Rao – 1 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze; Pavani S. Shetty – 1 bronze; G. Lochan – 2 bronze, D. Reethu – 1 bronze, Hitha H. Omkar –…

Talented Skater: Rea Achaiah
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Talented Skater: Rea Achaiah

May 20, 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 Rea Elizabeth Achaiah, a talented roller skater, performed well in the speed skating selection trials held at Gurugram recently, to represent the country and earned selection to represent…

Speed skating: City’s Deeksha selected for World Championships
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Speed skating: City’s Deeksha selected for World Championships

May 14, 2018

Deeksha Devangi, a 10th standard student of Mysore West Lions Sevaniketan, Gokulam, has been selected to represent India in the World Speed Skating Championships to be held in Netherlands and also in the Asian Championships to be held at South Korea in the Junior Girls U-19 section. Deeksha is being coached by Ekalavya Awardee and…

City skaters to represent India in Asian, World Championships
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City skaters to represent India in Asian, World Championships

May 8, 2018

Skaters from Mysuru — Varsha S. Puranik and Rea Elizabeth Achaiah in the women’s section and Omkar Yograj in the men’s section — have earned selection to represent India in the World Speed Skating Championships to be held at Netherlands and Asian Speed Skating Championships to be held at South Korea. The selection trials are…

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