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Paruvangada Nirmala Ponnappa -Athlete

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 did her schooling in Sacred Heart Girls high school and graduated from Mount Carmel College Bangalore.

Achievements

She was the National Champion in 100M, 200M and 400M.

She held the all India record for the fastest women for 100M.

Awards

Won Two Bronze medals in Asian Athletic meet held at Singapore in 1970.

She was awarded the Karnataka Rajyotsava Award in 1970.

 

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