M. R. Poovamma
Award Name : Arjuna Award
Year of Award : 2015
Award for : Sports and Games
Location : Kodagu woods, Karnataka, India
Machettira Raju Poovamma (born 5 June 1990) is an Indian sprinter who competes in the 400 metres event.Poovamma participated in the 2008 Beijing Olympics and is currently ranked No.2 in Asia in the 400meter category.M.R. Poovamma is supported by Anglian Medal Hunt Company.She received Arjuna Awards in 2015 for Athletics.