Bangalore student wins prestigious international award

Bangalore student wins prestigious international award

Bangalore student wins prestigious international award

Gayathri Nagendra, a final year law student from Bangalore, has been awarded the prestigious Graduate Scholar Award by the International Journal of Sport and Society, Chicago.

She will receive the award at Cambridge University at a conference on Sport and Society between July 23 and 25 preceding the upcoming London Olympics. She is the youngest and the only undergraduate recipient of this global honour.

Gayathri will be presenting a paper on Sporting Jurisprudence and will chair sessions at the high profile conference. The 22 year-old had previously presented a paper at the Commonwealth Games International Sports Science Congress, 2010, during the CWG, according to a release.

She was the assistant producer of a documentary on IPL by Sky TV, New Zealand in 2008. Gayathri was the only Indian on the project.

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