Rs 5 lakh award for Kabbadi team skipper Mamatha

Updated: Mar 05, 2012, 22:54 PM IST

Bangalore: Hailing the Indian Kabbadi team for winning the inaugural World Cup, Karnataka Chief Minister D V Sadananda Gowda on Monday announced Rs five lakh cash prize to the victorious captain Mamatha Poojary, who belongs to the state.

Asian gold medallist India etched its name on the first women`s Kabaddi World Cup championship trophy, defeating Iran 25-19 in a pulsating final at Kankarbagh on Sunday.