Pune: Laksita Sriram, a Grade 1 student from Orchids The International School, Undri, recently won both gold and bronze medals for the ‘1 lap’ and ‘3 lap’ categories, respectively, at the 60th National Roller Skating Championship held in Bengaluru.
While there were over 2000 competitors, she competed with 102 challengers in her category. Before the final round, Laksita finished all her races in 1st position. Speaking on her achievement, Ms. Anitha Nair, Principal, Orchids The International School – Undri said, “We have always encouraged our students to pursue their field of interest, especially in sports. Laksita’s achievement in this competition is the fruit of her hard work and dedication over the years. We are very proud of her and wish her more success!”
Laksita started practicing roller skating at the age of 2. She trains herself 3 hours a day and for 4 days a week. Her love for the sport is such that she even spends 2 hours travelling in her roller skates to the track for training. She balances her passion for skating and her studies with the support of her school teachers and parents.