At the 33rd South Zone Aquatic Championship on December 27 in Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala), class 8 student Rianna Dhrithi Fernandes of Lady Hill Victoria Girls’ High School, Mangaluru, won the gold medal in the 200-meter breast stroke. On December 27, the championship officially began which will end on December 29.
Ms. Fernandes set a new meet record with a time of 2:49.53. She is being coached by Mr. Lokraj Vitla at We One Aqua centre,St. Aloysius swimming pool, Mangaluru.