Mrudula Maria Babu- India’s Best Sprinter

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Mrudula Maria Babu– A rising sprinter from Thiruvalla in Kerala who has made habit of winning medals with her steely will power.

A most promising athlete who has won over 30 medals including 20 Gold medals at National and State Level Championships.

She is running faster, aiming higher, and becoming stronger on her mission to fly the tricolor high with its full glory on the international level.

Mrudula Maria Babu is rising to fame with her exceptional determination under the guidance of coach M A George at Sports Authority of India (SAI), Thiruvananthapuram

“When you feel like quitting think about why you started,” says Mrudula Maria Babu who has started running from 4th standard.

At the Lakshmibai National College of Physical Education (LNCPE), Thiruvananthapuram where she started her journey as a professional athlete.

Mrudula Maria Babu has come a long way after winning the first medal in her first competition at Kerala State Junior Athletics Championships in 2016.

Unconditional support and encouragement from parents helped this super talented Thiruvalla born sports star to achieve a feat at the national level.

A fan of horror movies and drawing artist Mrudula Maria Babu is aiming for the medal in the Asian Games.

“Mind power is the major factor in winning not attitude. Winning medal at  All India Inter-University Athletics Championships in 2020 was my unforgettable moment.” says Mrudula Maria Babu who’s favorite ground is Chandrasekharan Nair Stadium in Thiruvananthapuram.

Medals and Awards

Gold Medals

2016

  1. In 100 meters at Kerala State Junior Athletics Championship
  2. In 200 meters at Kerala State Junior Athletics Championship
  3. In 100 meters at Kerala State Youth Athletics Championships
  4. In 4×100 meters Relay at National Youth Athletics Championships, Calicut

2017

  1. In 100 meters at Inter-Club Athletics Championships, Thiruvananthapuram
  2. In 200 meters at Inter-Club Athletics Championships, Thiruvananthapuram
  3. In 100 meters at Kerala State Junior Athletics Championship
  4. In 100 meters at Kerala State Youth Athletics Championships, Calicut
  5. In 4×100 meters Relay at National Youth Athletics Championships

2018

  1. In 4×100 meters Relay at National Schools Athletics Championships, Haryana

2019

  1. In 200 meters at Inter-State Athletics Championships, Thiruvananthapuram
  2. In 100 meters at Kerala State Junior Athletics Championships, Thiruvananthapuram 
  3. In 200 meters at Kerala State Junior Athletics Championships, Thiruvananthapuram

2020

  1. In 100 meters at Inter-Club Athletics Championships, Thiruvananthapuram
  2. In 200 meters at Inter-Club Athletics Championships, Thiruvananthapuram
  3. In 200 meters at Junior Athletics Championships, Thiruvananthapuram 
  4. In 4×100 meters Relay at South Zone National Athletics Championships Vijayawada
  5. In 4×100 meters Relay at National Junior Athletics Championships, Guntur
  6. In 100 meters at University Athletics Championships, Thiruvananthapuram 
  7. In 200 meters at University Athletics Championships, Thiruvananthapuram

Silver Medals

2017

  1. In 200 meters at Kerala State Junior Athletics Championships
  2. In 4×100 meters Relay at South Zone National Athletics Championships

2018

  1. In 100 meters at Kerala State Junior Athletics Championships, Thiruvananthapuram

2019

  1. In 100 meters  at Inter-State Athletics Championships, Thiruvananthapuram

2020

  1. In 100 meters at Junior Athletics Championships, Thiruvananthapuram

Bronze Medals

2016

  1. In 4×100 meters Relay at 32nd National Junior Athletics Championships, Coimbatore

2019

  1. In 200 meters at South Zone National Athletics Championships, Guntur
  2. In 4×100 meters at South Zone National Athletics Championships, Guntur

2020

  1. In 200 meters at South Zone National Athletics Championships, Vijayawada
  2. In 4×100 meters Relay at All India Inter-University Athletics Championships, Alva’s College, Mangalore University

Positions

  1. 4th Position in 100 meters at National Junior Athletics Championships, Ranchi, 2019
  2. 5th Position in 100 meters at National Junior Athletics Championships, Guntur, 2020

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