22-year-old Hyderabad girl, Aruna Reddy becomes First Indian to Win Bronze Medal at Gymnastics World Cup 2018.

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Aruna Reddy
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Aruna Budda Reddy also commonly known as Aruna Reddy was born on 25th December 1995. She is an Artistic Gymnast and represents India at International Competitions.

She had represented India at World Championships including the World Artistic Gymnastics Championship held in 2013 and Gymnastic World Cup 2013 and 2018.

She is also set to hit 2018 Commonwealth Games.

She is part of National Team since 2013 and won her First National Medal in 2005. Reddy is former black belt and Karate Trainer.

Gymnastics World Cup

In 2018 World Cup, a total of 16 Countries participated. Reddy finished 3rd by coining the Bronze Medal. Slovenia’s Tjasa Kysslef and Australia’s Emily Whitehead were ahead of her in this competition.

Aruna credits her late father Mr. B Narayana Reddy for winning the medial. Reportedly, Reddy’s father enrolled her in Gymnastics at a young age of 5 years.

“I owe everything to him, and if he had been alive and seen me on the podium today, he would have been so happy. He was there in my days of struggle, but couldn’t watch me win,” said an emotional Aruna to The Indian Express.

Aruna was determined to score well after her last performance in 2017 Asian Championships where is finished at the Sixth position.

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We congratulate the young lady to make India Proud at an International Game. We also wish her Best Of Luck for upcoming International Championship.

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