Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Mar 7:
Culminating seven years of relationship, the sports couple of Odisha, weight lifting champions Pradeep Patra and Krishna Mallick tied the knot on Sunday in Bhubaneswar.
International power lifting champion, 26 year-old Pradeep Patra, has won many medals in the national level. He has also won a gold medal in the Asian games. A native of Nayagarh district, his family is now settled in Jharpada area of Odisha capital.
Pradeep is the youngest son of Saras and Lakhmi Charan Patra.
While, Krishna Kumari Mallick is a national level power lifting champion. Krishna started her career in Bhubaneswar sports hostel.
She has won silver medal in junior National power lifting junior category and gold medal in East zone power lifting championship. She is the daughter of Sarthi and Hrushikesh Mallick from Kendrapada district.
The duo had met for the first time in a train in 2007 and fell in love.
The marriage was celebrated at Unit-8 Radha Madhab temple yesterday with family and friends.