Mumbai, Apr 20 (UNI) Mumbai skaters began their campaign with a bang by bagging five gold medals on the opening day of the inaugural Annual All India Skating Championship at Chambur's Acres Club today.
National gold medallist Kimran Vora set the ball rolling when she snatched the gold in the girls' 6-8 years category, as compatriots Yaashvi Shah settled for the silver and Shreya Kasele took the bronze.
The other Mumbai skaters who earned golds were Heth Chedda (boys under-6), Prithviraj Deshmukh (boy 6-8 years), Rhea Thakkar (girls 8-10 years) and the formidable Swati Mohan (12-14 years) of Team Fitness.
Delhi's Garvit Jain claimed the boys 10-12 years gold, while compatriot Sakshan Chaudhary earned the boys under-5 gold.
R Shruti of Pondicherry (girls under-5), D J Nandakishore of Visakhapatnam (boys 12-14) and Isha Shetty of Surat (girls under-6) were the other gold medal winners.
Results: Rink II (Finals): Quads (Imported wheels): 12-14: Boys: 1.
D J Nandakishore (Vizag), 2. Harshid Patel (Mumbai), 3. Devashish Deokar (Mumbai). Girls: 1. Swathi Mohan, 2. Parmeet Kaur Alag (Mumbai), 3. Namrata Asrani.
10-12: Boys: 1. Garvit Jain (Delhi), 2. Harshad Golcha (Pondi), 3.
Hemant Golcha (Pondi).
8-10: Girls: 1. Rhea Thakkar (Mumbai), 2. Prabhani Bindra (Delhi), 3. Niyati Gala (Mumbai).
6-8: Boys: Prithviraj Deshmukh (Mumbai), 2. Divya Parikh (Mumbai), 3. Rudra Parekh (Mumbai). Girls: 1. Kimran Vora (Mumbai), 2. Yaashvi Shah (Mumbai), 3. Shreya Kasele (Mumbai).
U-6: Boys: 1. Heth Chedda (Mumbai), Utsav Kadam (Mumbai), 3. Kushal Mehta (Mumbai). Girls: Isha Shetty (Surat), 2. Jeel Sheth (Mumbai), 3. Riddhi Sarla (Mumbai).
U-5: Boys: Sakshan Chaudhary (Delhi), 2. Arva Keralia (Mumbai), 3.
Tanishq Tapiawala (Mumbai). Girls: R. Shruti (Pondi), 2. Mahak Bhandari (Mumbai), 3. Kaishnavi (Mumbai).
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