Alankamony, Chithra Priya felicitated

Sports Reporter
print   ·   T  T  

Sports Reporter

Young squash player Anaka Alankamony and female biker R. Chithra Priya were honoured with the Young Achiever award and the Brave Heart award respectively by the Rotary Club of Madras Chenna Patna here recently. “I really feel touched by the honour bestowed on me,” said the 17-year-old Anaka, who is ranked number two in the women's World Junior standings. Chithra Priya spoke about the hardships involved in traversing a distance of 1650 kilometres across India in less than 24 hours. The feat earned her an award from the Iron Butt Association, an American organisation dedicated to endurance motorcycle riding. “By accomplishing such a feat, I feel like I have crossed barriers,” she said. Indra Subramaniyam, Chairman, Annettes Club, RI District 3230, presided over and gave away the citations. S. Mohan, President, Rotary Club of Madras Chenna Patna, and R. Manikandan, Secretary, Rotary Club of Madras Chenna Patna, were present on the occasion.

Honoured by Rotary Club of Madras Chenna Patna




Recent Article in DOWN TOWN

“We have considerably reduced the dumping of plastic wastes in the Perungudi dumping yard by starting this initiative,” says a Corporation engineer. (Clockwise from top left) Pictures shows the various stages before the plastic is shredded Photos: M. Karunakaran

“Don’t throw away that empty chips packet”

Zone 14 steps up drive to collect plastic wastes from houses for blacktopping of roads. LIFFY THOMAS reports »