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Wins bronze in PYKKA

Prasant Badamindi, a student of a residential school at Kankia in Ganjam district and a weightlifter of Khel Vikas Kankia Academy, won bronze at the PYKKA All-India Rural National Weightlifting Competition, being held in Ranchi, Jharkhand, from March 10 to 14. He competed in the 50-kg boys category. It was the first national medal for this budding young weightlifter from Ganjam district of Odisha.