A Student of RPD college and member of The Association Physically Handicapped Ekalavya Awardee, Winner of Belgaumite of the year Raghvendra Anavekar won 4 medals at the recently concluded Danish Open 2012 International Swimming Competition held at Esjberg, Denmark from 9th to 11th March 2012. The detailed results are as follows;
100 mtrs. Butterfly Gold Medal
50 mtrs. Butterfly Gold Medal
200 mtrs. Individual Medley Silver Medal
100 mtrs. Back Stroke Bronze Medal
In the above competition more than 17 countries from the world participated. With these four medals the total tally of international medals won by Raghvendra went to 28. He is a member of Swimmers Club Belgaum and Aquarius Swim Club Belgaum and practicing at Rotary Corporation Sports Academy’s Swimming Pool under the watchful eyes of Swimming coaches Umesh Kalghatgi, sudhir kusane, Prasad Tendolkar, Anandeshwar Patil and Kallappa Patil and does his Fitness programme at Gold’s Gym, Belgaum. He is supported by Paralympic Committee of India, Karnataka Swimming Association Lead, Purple Nest, shri Suresh Hundre, Rtn Avinash Potdar, Mrs Maneck Kapadia, Mrs. Lata Kittur, Shri S. R. Sindia, Rtn Basavraj Vibhuti and others.