Mangaluru, Nov 30: Yuvaraj D Kunder who is studying in 6th Standard at St Aloysius Gonzaga School has bagged 2 gold medals in CBSE National Roller Skating Championship 2023-24 held at Gurugram Haryana from November 24-26. He is the one of the few to attain national championship in rollers skating from Dakshina Kannada with 2 gold medals out of the 2 allotted events per athlete.
He had also bagged 1 gold medal in 60th National Roller Skating Championships - Speed Skating - 2022-23 held at Bengaluru during the year 2022/23.
He is trained under Mahesh Kumar and Shravan Mahesh from Mangalore Rollers Skating Club.
Besides, he had bagged a gold medal in national level championships held by RSFI India in 2021-22 and has become an inspiration of achievement for the modern youth.
Yuvaraj is the son of Dheeraj Kotian and Veena Dheeraj.
Speaking to daijiworld.com, Dheeraj said, “It is a proud feeling that my son Yuvaraj has bagged two gold medals in the CBSE national level skating. Meanwhile, he has broken his own record in 300 meters completing the same in 31.71 sec. Last year, Yuvaraj had bagged a gold medal at RSFI India national level skating championship. Yuvaraj started training when he was 4.5 years under Mahesh Kumar. Since the last four years, he has entered the state level. Last year, he made it to the national level. In the last six years, Yuvaraj has bagged 22 gold, 7 silver and five bronze medals.”