Mangalore, October 7: Ms M.R Poovamma who made an additional record in relay at Asian Games athletics in Incheon, who won gold in 4*400 meters relay and bronze medal in 400m running race, arrived in the city on Tuesday, October 7th.

Poovamma was offered a grand welcome by the D.K. district administration and the D.K. district athletics association when she arrived at the Mangalore International Airport today afternoon.

On this occasion, Ramanatha Rai district in-charge minister, sports minister K. Abhayachandra Jain, MLA J.R. Lobo, MCC Deputy Mayor Ms. Kavitha, DC A.B. Ibrahim, District Panchayat president Asha Timmappa, Thejomaya the former president of MUDA and others were present.

After arriving from the airport to the city,  M.R. Poovamma was brought in procession by an open vehicle from Ambedkar Circle (Jyothi Circle) to the Mangala Stadium in the city.

Courtesy: kannadiga world