City skater, coach for world Roller Skating meet

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Visakhapatnam, Oct 16 (UNI) Harini, the national artistic roller skater champion for the last two years, hailing from this city, will participate in the world championship to be held in Gold Coast, Australia from October 28 to November 10.

According to Indian amateur roller skating Academy head T Saraswathi, Devi Hrini's coach S Laxman Rao has been appointed as the coach of the Indian team for the chamipionship.

She said Harini's performance in the national championships had got her a berth in the Indian team for the world championship.

Mr Rao, who was the coach of Indian team since 2001, was selected again for the 2007 championships by the Roller Skating Federation of India(RSFI).

He is a noted coach for artistic roller skating and many of his trainees have won several medals in the national championship and represented India in international competitions, she added.

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