13 sport persons to get state Ekalavya awards

Udupi: State Sports Minister Pramod Madhwaraj has announced the 2017-18 Ekalavya awards to 13 sports persons on March 5, for their outstanding performance in their chosen sport.

The award carries a cash prize of Rs 2 Lakh besides an impressive trophy from state Youth Empowerment and Sports Department.

Aiyappa M B (Hockey), Poorvish S Ram (Badminton), Rajesh Prakash Uppar (Basketball), Sukesh Hegde (Kabaddi), Revathi Naika M (Para Swimming) Sandeep B Kate (Wrestling), Guru Raja (Weight Lifting), Harshita S (Athletics), Renuka Dandin (Cycling), Karthik A (Volleyball), Malavika Vishwanath (Swimming), Mayur D Banu (Shooting) and Keerthana T K (Rowing) are chosen for this year’s Ekalavya award

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