Golden girl Poovamma gets arousing welcome


Mangaluru: M R Poovamma who struck gold  for India in the  relay event and silver in mixed relay at the 18th Asian Games held at Jakarta in Indonesia  was given a rousing reception on her arrival at the Mangaluru International Airport on September 6, Thursday.

MLA Vedavyas Kamath, Alva’s Education Foundation President Dr Mohan Alva, Manjunath Bhandary of Sahyadri College of Engineering, parents and coach of Poovamma were present and heartily congratulated the  athlete for her great performance. Several Corporators were also present.

The grand reception for the golden girl at the airport was  organised by  the DK District Administration, Zilla Panchayat, Mangaluru City Corporation and Youth Empowerment and Sports Department.

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