Palamuru pediatrician bags 3 gold medals in an online sports competition
Mahabubnagar, August 25, 2020: Leading Pediatrician Dr. V.Shekhar from Mahabubnagar district of Telangana has bagged 3 gold medals in the recently held Central Zone PEDICON-2020, an online mode of sports activity, exclusively for doctors from across 5 states in the country.
The online sports activity for the Pediatric doctors was organized by the members of All India pediatric Association; where in those interested doctors can enroll for the online competition for various events.
The contestants have to carry out their sporting activity from their own places, without having the need to gather together at a stadium, and can begin the competition by mentioning the start and end time and at the same time presenting their competition to the judges through online video recording.
Dr. Shekhar, who runs a leading pediatric hospital in Mahabubnagar, has bagged gold medals in 5 kilometer and 10 kilometer running and 10 kilometer cycling events. Among the various contestants who took part from 5 states of Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, Dr. Shekhar has made the State of Telangana proud by bagging 3 gold medals, in the first of its kind online sporting event.
“The All India Pediatric Association conducts sports events for doctors every year, however this year, the event was held online due to the Covid-19 pandemic. I am glad to inform you that I have bagged 3 gold medals in 3 events,” said Dr. Shekhar.