M. Lathika: Silambam champion

M. Lathika, a student of class VII at M. Ct. M. Matriculation School, Alwarpet came first in two events at the sub junior level at the 14th National Silambam Championship organised by All India Silambam Federation in the city recently.

She received two gold medals under the nedum kambu (thani suttru) and long stick sparing (pore silambam) categories. She has been practising under her coach Power Pandian Asan for the past three years.