Breaking all the memory boundaries, a 12-year-old student of Oakridge, one of the best IB Schools in Hyderabad, Avinash Sai Gogineni proved his impeccable skills at the 26th World Memory Championships in Shenzhen, China last December. He along with 17 other teammates represented India and made our country proud. Avinash wins the No. 3 position in India and ranked 251 in the world in all categories. Memorizing is not just a knack but a skill that can be learned with meticulous effort and that is exactly what Avinash has done and prepared himself for the world memory championship.
“With my record-breaking scores, I was amongst the top competitors in the Indian team,” said Avinash. He has ranked 3rd position in the memory test in India and then qualified for internationals. He dedicates 14 hours a day to the immense practice of memorizing. Further, Avinash added, “Oakridge has supported me immensely during my training hours by being flexible with my timings and academics which helped me succeed.” His achievement in the world memory tournament was an incredible high in his life. The opportunity to meet the Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu and Union Sports Minister Mr. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore was an addition to this prestigious moments.
“We are extremely proud of Avinash’s achievement and are convinced this is just the beginning of even greater things to come,” said Arjun Rao, Principal of Oakridge. He added “Through the encouragement of the teachers and his classmates, Avinash has successfully completed this challenge on the world stage! Through the participation in global activities, Oakridge International School impacts the learning of its students and encourages the relationship between the school and home.”