Vice-Chancellor of Andhra University G.S.N. Raju felicitated A. Punyavathi, who secured a bronze medal in the all-India inter-university women’s boxing championship organised by Bilaspur University at Bilaspur recently.
Director of Physical Education of Andhra University M. Syam Babu and team manager R.B. Ananatha Rao (lecturer in Physical Education of GVP College) were present.
Team’s coach was G. Krishna Reddy of Andhra University Department of Physical Education was present.
Punyavathi, a 48-kg category boxer, attended the Indian senior women team coaching camp in Bhopal soon after the inter-university meet.
Coached by Dronacharya awardee I. Venkateswara Rao, Punyavathi won gold and silver medals in the international boxing meets held in Turkey in 2008 and 2007 respectivley and gold medals in the sub-junior National championship 2006, junior National at Kakinada in 2008, Youth National championship 2009 at Goa, silver medal in the Youth National held in Mizoram, bronze medal in Federation Cup held at Nainital in 2011, bronze medal in National Games held in Jharkhand 2011, and silver medal in the inter-university meet organised in Rajasthan in 2011.