Bollanda Unnathi Aiyappa

Bollanda Unnathi Aiyappa from Kodagu is a sportsperson. She is the daughter of former Indian heptathlete Pramila Aiyappa and quartermiler B.P. Aiyappa. She won the Long-Jump Gold Medal in the U-14 category in the Junior National Championships held at Ranchi.

Family

Father

Bollanda Aiyappa

Mother

Bollanda ( Guddanda )Pramila Aiyappa

Education

  • Baldwin Girls High School

Career

  • At a very young age Unnathi accompanied Pramila during contests at the Kanteerava stadium and later she was a trainee under her parents.
  • She spent two months training under Coach Nishad Kumar at the Sports Authority of India centre in Thiruvananthapuram.

Achievements

  • Unnathi topped in the State Championships in Triathlon as well as Long-Jump She struck gold with a 5.40-metre leap, improving her previous best of 5.31 metres, at Ranchi
  • National Meet 2021 – Assam 
    • Gold in Under 16 Hurdles 
    • Gold Medal U 16  300 Mtrs 

 

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