UoM kick-boxers excel at State Championship

UoM kick-boxers excel at State Championship

August 17, 2021

The kick-boxing team of University of Mysore (UoM) participated in the 1st State-level Kick-Boxing Championship-2021 held at Yoga Hall, behind Gymnasium Hall, Sports Pavilion, UoM, on Aug. 11 and bagged 1st Runner-up Trophy with one gold, six silver and two bronze medals. The medal-winning kick-boxers — (standing from left) K. Dinesh Kumar (silver medal in low-kick – 67 kg), B.P. Rakesh (bronze in point fight – 57 kg), K. Guruprasad (silver in point fight – 69 kg), M. Gunashekar (silver in low-kick – 75 kg), K. Jayashankar (silver in low-kick – 63.5 kg), M.B. Santhosh (bronze in point fight – 79 kg) and Krishna Prakesh (gold in kick-light – 83 kg) — are seen with (sitting from left) Prof. M. Rudraiah, retd. Principal of Yuvaraj’s College, Dr. P. Krishnaiah, Director, Department of Physical Education (DPE), UoM and S. Jaswanth, Kick-Boxing Coach, UoM. More than 150 fighters had participated in the Championship.


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