K. Manikandan

M. Yuvasri and M. Harini excelled in an international open yoga competition organised by Malaysian Yoga Society recently.

While Yuvasri is a student of Muthukumaran Engineering College, Mangadu, Harini is in Class X at Montfort Higher Secondary School in St. Thomas Mount.

The sisters are daughters of Murugesan and Kokila.

They had taken part in the second annual tournament conducted by the society in different events including floating in padmasana on water, performing different types of asanas on a block of ice and on a wooden slab of nails.

The sisters won gold medals in their respective categories in addition to certificates of merit.

They are learning yoga from instructors Marimuthu and Arumugham, who are also president and secretary respectively of the Chennai District Yoga Association.