Indian athletics stars Jitin Paul and MR Poovamma are getting married. The couple will get married on January 1 in Chalakudy, Thrissur.
Jith, a Malayalee, and a native of Mangalore, Karnataka were in love for a long time.
Poovamma is a 400m spinner. Poovamma was part of the relay team that won gold for India at the 2014, 2018 Asian Games and the 2013 and 2017 Asian Championships. He also won silver and relay gold at the 2008 Commonwealth Youth Games. Poovamma was part of the Indian team at the Rio Olympics.
In the 400 hurdles, Jitin represented India at the Asian Games and the Commonwealth. Has won silver at the SAF Games.