Mangaluru, Aug 31, 2018: Outstanding athlete Poovamma who hails from Kodagu district but resides in Mangaluru has made everyone proud by being part of the Indian 4x400 meters relay team that won Gold at the Asian Games being held at Jakarta.
Poovamma’s family including her father Raju, mother Janaki, brother Manju and sister Likhita were elated at her performance and distributed sweets. The family also received innumerous calls congratulating them on their daughter’s stupendous achievement.
The Indian women’s relay team that won the gold included Hima Das, Saritaben Gayakwad and Vismaya apart from Poovamma.
Earlier, the Indian team including Poovamma had won the silver in the 4x400 meters mixed relay event.