M.Lathika won Gold Medal in SGFI – 65th School Federation Games of India at New Delhi.
M.Lathika bags Gold
“Excellence is a continuous process and not an accident” is a famous quote by our former President Dr. Abdul Kalam. True to his quote M. Lathika of Std IX A from M.CT.M Chidambaram Chettyar Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Mylapore has brought pride and laurels to herself and the school with her extraordinary achievements in our traditional sport Silambam. She has secured Gold medal in the Inter-school Games Federation of India,65 th National school games –New Delhi held at the National level 2020.She has been learning Silambam from the age of nine. She has happy wheels been trained by Mr.Pandian.
Her achievements include:
District level Gold in Gymnastics .
Skating under 6 category -2 Gold medals
Silambam National level (Private) – 2 Gold medals
2013- won 2 Gold medals in All India Silambam Federation, 14 th All
India National Silambam Championship, Chennai
2017-won Bronze medal in under 14 category (Republic Day Games )
Divisional competition, Chennai
2019- won Bronze medal in under 14 category (Republic Day Games)
Divisional competition ,Chennai
She has also performed Silambam in 2018 -19 at Chennai International
Youth Fest. She has also performed a Silambam demonstration at Nehru
Stadium for the Valedictory ceremony of the Paralympics(Football)
She has been able to achieve this and more balancing her academics and