Odia swimmer Mannata Mishra has been successful at bringing accolades for Odisha by becoming a state-level swimming champion three times in a row and participating in the prestigous National Glen Mark Junior Championship.
She is a Grade VII student and has learnt swimming from the age of seven.
She has won several gold, silver and bronze medals in the competitions.
In the ongoing competition at Kalinga Stadium here, Mannata has secured the first position in five separate events. An icing on the cake, she also was adjudged Group Champion.