Mangaluru, Sept 1: A student of Puttur-based St Philomena College has bagged the individual championship in swimming in the Mangalore University inter-collegiate swimming championship held recently.
Royston Rodrigues, who is pursuing first year B.Com won seven gold medals, five silver medals and three bronze medals in the event held at the Corporation Pool at Mangala Stadium in the city.
He won gold in the 1,500 metres freestyle; 400 metres freestyle; 50 metres nutterfly; 200 metres breaststroke; 100 metres breaststroke; 200 metres butterfly and 200 metres individual medley.
A swimmer from Puttur Aquatic Club, Rodrigues is being coached by Partha Varanashi, Niroop G.R, Rohith and Krishna at the Balawana Swimming Pool, Puttur and at St Alosius Pool, Mangaluru.
Puttur lad Royston Rodrigues bags 7 golds, 5 silvers 3 bronzes in MU swimming champ’ship