Arjuna Awardee and Indian Squash player Anaka ties the wedding knot with Varun, senior software engineer at Oppo in the presence of Hon’ble Minister for Municipal Administration, Rural Development, and Implementation of Special Programme, Shri.S.P.Velumani & Shri.Pon Radhakirshnan and various political attendees and members of the film fraternity. at Leela Palace, Thursday, 12th November 2020.
About Anaka Alakamony
Anaka Alankamony, Indian squash player held a career-high world ranking of 59 in 2010 and won the coveted Arjuna Award in 2014. Anaka’s first big win was at the Asian U-15 circuit at just 13 years of age.
She then set the world record at the age of 15 as the youngest person in the world to earn the WISPA title in 2009. Malaysia’s Nicol David had earlier won the title at the age of 16. Anaka was the second Indian, after Joshna Chinappa to win the WISPA title. She won the same title for the second time in 2012.
She was awarded the Young Achiever Award by Rotary Club of Madras Northwest. In 2008, she was crowned the Asian Junior Squash Individual Champion in 2008 in Korea.Anaka won a bronze medal (team) at the 2010 Asian Games, Guangzhou and a Silver medal (team) at the 2014 Asian Games, Incheon.Anaka has receded from the professional circuit.