• She has been awarded a Silver Medal along with a cash price of Rs.10,000/-. The award was given to recognize her exceptional achievement in the field of "Roller Skating".

  • Aarthy was honoured with the "Young Achiever award" for her outstanding International and National performances and achievements in the field of skating, from the prestigious DR. M.G.R Medical University on its Silver Jubilee Celebrations commemoration day along with Rotary Club of Madras Esplanade (Rotary District 3230) on the 22nd of November 2012.

  • 'YOUNG ACHIEVER AWARD' for Demonstrating Excellence in Roller Skating and Ice Skating in the year 2005 from Sornammal Educational Trust

  • The Rotary Club of Madras North recognized this young Lass as 'THE YOUNG ROTARY SPORTS ICON' for 2005

  • When Jet Airways flagged off its inaugural Chennai-Singapore daily flight at a high profile function on 7th December 2005, they selected Six Young Best Achievers in Sports and the Ice princess was one among them

  • She was invited to meet the President of Singapore, Mr.S.R.Nathan, at his presidential palace. The President appreciated Aarathy's performance in Ice Skating and lauded her for winning a Gold medal in the Swiss Inline World Cup and also for her participation in the Asian Short Track Speed Skating Championship held at Taiwan at the young age of 11. He wished her the very best for all her future endeavors and encouraged her to win a Gold Medal for India in the Olympics

  • She received the "Super Kid" award for demonstrating outstanding achievement in the field of Skating in the year 2006, from Rotary club of Madras West

  • Aarathy called on the Governor of Tamil Nadu, His Excellency Mr.Surjit Singh Barnala, on 3rd July 2006. He congratulated Aarathy on her excellent performance in the National Ice Skating Championship and also for winning a Gold Medal at Switzerland and making India proud. He encouraged her to keep up her good work and bring laurels to India by winning in the Olympics

  • "SUPER KID AWARD" for demonstrating outstanding achievement in the field of Skating in the year 2006 from Rotary club of Madras West

  • Aarathy called on the Member secretary of Sports Development Authority of Tamil Nadu, Mr.Atulya Misra on 22nd June 2007. He appreciated Aarathy's effort in winning a Gold medal at Switzerland and making India proud

  • She received the "NATIONAL CHILD AWARD FOR EXCEPTIONAL ACHIEVEMENT" for the year 2008, from Smt.Sonia Gandhi, Chairperson, United Progressive Alliance, in the presence of Smt.Renuka Chowdhury, Minister of State for Women and Child Development and Shri.A.Raja, Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology, on 5th of February 2009, in New Delhi. She has been awarded a Silver Medal along with a cash price of Rs.10,000/-. The award is given to recognize her exceptional achievement in the field of "Roller Skating"

  • She received "Special Merit Award" from Global Scholar- Education World, Young Achievers Award for the year 2009.

  • She had also received "Women Achiever Award" from Mega TV for the year 2010.


Applaud From The Press



Frequent falls, numerous bruises and a bleeding chin haven't deterred Aarathy Kasturiraj from skating.
The Hindu - Metro Plus, 29 Sep, 2013


Aarathy kasturiraj, a skater from the city, already has many accolades to her credit.
Chennai Times, 29 Sep, 2013


Aarathy to represent India in Belgium. She has made a mark in many national and international skating events - both in ice skating and inline skating.
The New Indian Express, 31 May, 2013


Aarathy has set her sights on world roller skating championship.
Chennai Chronicle, 22 May, 2013


Unique feat by Aarathy by finishing third in the final lap of the junior ladies point to point 10000m Elimination Road Race.
The Hindu Sport, 25 Sep, 2010


Aarathy Rolls To New High In World Roller Speed Skating Championships held at Korea.
The New Indian Express, 13 Sep, 2010


Ms.Aarathy Kasturi Raj was Placed 10th in the 10,000m Point Junior Ladies Final in 2011 World Roller Speed Skating Championships held at Korea.
Chennai Chronicle, 12 Sep, 2010


Aarathy Makes a mark in World Roller Skating Meet. World Roller Speed Skating Championships held at Korea.
Mogappair Mail, 11 Sep, 2010


Aarathy Makes India Proud. 2011 World Roller Speed Skating Championships held at Korea.
Anna Nagar Times, 11 Sep, 2010


Aarathy in Action during Asian Roller Skating Championship in Taiwan.
Chronicle, 11 Aug, 2010


Aarathy Wins Bronze in Asian Meet.
The New Sunday Express, 1 Aug, 2010


For a teenager to say she doesn't enjoy cinema, watching television or junk food, she must be a rare breed. She not only makes her parents proud, but also her nation proud for the awards she has won and the promise she shows
Frozen Thoughts, Mar 2009


National Child Award for Achievement from Congress President Sonia Gandhi.
Sport "The New Indian Express" 18 FEB, 2009

Aarathy to Represent India in Short Track Speed Skating Championship in Courmayeur, Italy.
Sport "The New Indian Express", 10 Feb, 2010


National Child Award for Achievement from Congress President Sonia Gandhi.
City "The Hindu" 8 FEB, 2009

Aarathy a consistent performer
The Hindu, 1st Feb 2009


He passion for the sport, coupled with dedication and hard work has helped 14 year old Aarathy Kasturi Raj carve a niche for herself in the field of Skating. Aarathy has proved her mettle by winning medals in inline skating and ice skating not only in India, but abroad too
The New Sunday Express, 25th Jan 2009


For someone so young, her zest for the sport and resistance to pain is amazing. She is one of the few in many years who is showing promise and she has my best wishes
Srikanth Rao, Coach - Mysore


Skating to Success - Winning is not new to this 11-year-old who has won medals galore for her inline skating skills
The New Indian Express, Youth Express, 28th Apr 2006


"SKATING PRODIGY". A 11-year-old girl in India's southern Chennai city has come up triumphant in skating despite battling odds like lack of training
ANI/REUTERS TELEVISION, 3rd Nov 2005


Just in the 6th standard and already a title winner at the world level
Down Town "The Hindu", 11th Sep 2005


"Ice Princess" - Her Passion for ice skating remains intact, despite the hurdles she faces K.Aarathy, the first ever ice skater from Tamil Nadu to represent India in the Asian Games
Femina, 15th Mar 2005



A Champion on Skates
Down Town "The Hindu", 5th Jly 2003


Aarathy, another young champion in the making
The New Indian Express - City Express, 18th Dec 2001