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Eminent People of Kodava tribe have contributed immensely towards the growth of the Indian nation, despite them being in small numbers. Their most significant contributions are in the armed forces and in sports. Originally being land-owning militiamen farmers from Kodagu, hence their traditional twin occupations were as agriculturists and as soldiers. 

Eminent Sportspersons  of Kodavas  community who have achieved laurels in different sports and prominent in every field and are listed for the future generations to know 

Paruvangada  Ponnappa a sportsperson represented India in many International Athletic meets. Family Father  Paruvangada  Chengappa Wife  Paruvangada (Palecanda) Nirmala Ponnappa Children  Arathi Education Ponnappa graduated from Government Arts and Science College Bangalore. Achievements He was… read more »

Paruvangada  Nirmala  Ponnappa a sportsperson was born on 11 December 1953. She was the National Champion in 100M, 200M and 400M. Family Father Palecanda  Uthaiah Mother Palecanda Poovy Husband Paruvangada Ponnappa Children Daughter-Arati Education She… read more »

Pattamada Belliappa a sportsperson was born on 24th March 1940 in Kodagu, A Legendary cricketer Belliappa ruled the roost in the 1960s. He was a calm and collected batsman, wicketkeeper and captain. He captained the… read more »

Pemmanda R Ganapathy a sportsperson from Kodagu who lives in San Francisco is the first Indian to run all the major world marathons in a year. Family Father Pemmanda Raja Mother Pemmanda Ponnamma Education Ganapathy… read more »

Ponnachettira (Machimanda) Ashwini Ponappa born on 18 September 1989 from Kodagu is a famous Kodava sportsperson. She is an Indian Badminton player who represents the nation in Women’s doubles and mixed doubles Badminton. The right handed… read more »

Pullera G Chengappa  a prominent sportsperson from Kedakal in Suntikoppa, kodagu was the first Kodava national champion in Badminton  of India and represented India for six years. Life Born 1949 Died  19 : 1: 2014… read more »

Putharira Rishank Nanjappa a sportsperson was born on 1st April 2002 in Madikeri, Kodagu. He is a National level shooter. He started this sport at a very young age and participated in many shooting event… read more »

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