Karate champion felicitated

Staff Reporter

KURNOOL: Collector M. Dana Kishore complimented karate champion Ravi Kumar - who won the gold medal at the international karate contest, held in Hong Kong, China, on June 6 and 7.

Mr. Kumar, accompanied by his sponsor - Dr. K. G. Govinda Reddy, met the Collector on Wednesday and showed him the gold medal and the trophy he won.

Mr. Kumar won the gold medal in the 56-60 kg category beating 12 rivals from five countries.

He won five national-level championships in the past.

The Collector promised all help to him in his endeavours.

Mr. Kumar, a veggie, said that during his stay in Hong Kong he found it difficult to get vegetarian food.