Tag: Minati Mohapatra

Cyclist Swasti Singh
Odisha Boasts Of Cycling Stars, But Lacks Velodrome

Minati Mohapatra became the first sportsperson from Odisha and the first woman cyclist of the country to bag Arjuna Award in 1980. An eight-time National champion, she had won five gold medals at the 1979 Indo-Sri Lanka Cycling Series in Colombo and a bronze at the 1970 National Games in Cuttack. It’s heartening to write […]

  • Thursday, 01 April 2021