K. Vaishnavi, who won the under-16 gold in the CBSE School National Badminton Championships at Meerut, receiving her prize.- Photo: By Arrangement
K.Vaishnavi, a student of Class 10 at Bhavan’s Sri Ramakrishna Vidyalaya (Sainikpuri) won the gold in under-16 category of the CBSE National Badminton Championship at Meerut.
Vaishnavi defeated Shivpriya of Delhi Public School (Navi Mumbai) 21-6, 21-6 in the final. Later, the Hyderabad girl combined well with her sister and class VI student K. Bhargavi to settle for a bronze in the team event.
This sister duo is being trained by U. Bhaskar Babu, Sports Authority of India coach at Saroornagar Indoor Stadium here.
K. Vaishnavi and K. Bhargavi take part in the CBSE National Badminton Championship at Meerut
K. Manoj Kumar of GIET College of Engineering has been selected for Inter-University Shuttle Badminton (Men) competitions. The selections were held at JNTUK on Tuesday and Inter-University competitions will be held in Manipal University, Karnataka from December 15.
Felicitating the winner in a function, Principal of GIET College of Engineering P. Ravi Kumar said sports and studies together develop activeness, discipline, and energy among students. He asked different corporate bodies to come forward in encouraging sportspersons. Later, he presented a memento to Manoj Kumar on the occasion. E. Philip Samuel, Physical Director, M. Rama Manikantha, HOD, Civil Engineering Department, Mr. Sharma, A.O. and other teaching and non-teaching staff of the college congratulated Manoj Kumar.
Chairman of the GIET and MLC K.V.V. Satyanarayana Raju, secretary and correspondent K. Sasi Kiran Varma and P. Subba Raju, general manager of GIET Group of colleges, appreciated performance of Manoj Kumar.