Coorg boy to world marathon

Sanketh Changappa

The other boy who will represent India along with Sanketh Changappa is Krishna from Bangalore.

Sanketh will undergo marathon related training in Germany from November 1. Followed by the training, he will undergo a health check up and then will travel to New York. Sanketh Changappa is a good athlete and he has travelled to abroad earlier to participate in various events.

He had participated in a marathon held in Germany during last February and has also participated in Cauveri marathon held at Bangalore. Sanketh Changappa is also a good Karate performer.

Sanketh has been trained under international-level Karate player C S Arun Machiah and he hold a black belt.

His Karate skills were brought to lime light when he won silver medal on the national-level Karate contest which was held in last February. Sanketh is the son of K Ganesh and Shanthi and he has graduated from St Philomena College, Puttur. Currently, he works with a MNC Adeko as assistant manager in Financial Department.

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