Visit of Padma Shri awardee athletic legend Ms. (Dr.) P.T. USHA to IIT Kanpur

 

 
 

Ms. Pilavullakandi Thekkeparambil Usha (well known as P.T. Usha), also known as the Udan Pari/Golden Girl/Sprint Queen/Payyoli Express, has brought honour to the nation through excellent performance in International Sports Competitions viz. the Olympic Games, World Championships, Asian Games as well as Asian Track & Field Championships, in which she won more than 100 International medals. This year (2017), Ms. Usha received Doctorate of Science (Honoris Causa) degree at the 50th Convocation of IITK. IIT Kanpur is committed towards recognition of Indian Sports legends.

The PE Section of IIT Kanpur was honoured to host Ms. Usha. She visited various Games & Sports facilities and interacted with our students and the campus community