Athlete Leelamma returns with a bang

Mumbai :  Western Railway’s former international athlete Leelamma Alphonso after undergoing knee surgery returned with a bang with top podium finish in the 15 km run in the women’s plus 40 category in the Emidar Monsoon Run held around the scenic seaside of Bandra Bandstand and and Carter Road, Bandra.

Leelamma emerged best among women, while her teammate former Women’s national record holder Satyabhama, too, topped in the plus 50 category. The event carried prize money to the tune of Rs 75,000 and was held under the aegis of Mumbai Suburban District Athletics Association.

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