Skating: Akash, Ashita bag gold
Akash Raju of Karnataka and Ashita Khandelwal of MP stole the limelight at the CBSE National Roller Skating Championship 2013, winning gold medals in the boys and girls Under-19 category of 5000mts road race at the Ameya Classic International Roller Sports Centre.
Held over 12 laps of the 425mt synthetic track, skaters are awarded points in each lap according to their finish position and those with the maximum points are declared winners.
Gurgaon’s Yogesh Pawar and Yuthika Khatri won silver medals and Chandigarh’s Shubham Agrawal and Karnataka Aarohi Bhide won bronze medals.
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