Olympian Akash S Madhavan with wife Dewi Siti Sendari | Photo: Mathrubhumi
Malappuram: Olympian Akash S Madhavan (32) got married to Indonesian native Dewi Siti Sendari (26) at Thirumandhamkunnu Bhagavathi Temple in Angadippuram on Friday. Akash has won medals for the country in the World Dwarf Games held in 2013 and 2017.
Sendari and Akash met through their mutual friend Merin. They got more acquainted through social media which finally led to the wedding with blessings from both families.
Sendari, who hails from Surabaya in Indonesia, works as an accountant at a construction company in Indonesia. She is the youngest of three daughters of Suhartoyo-Siti couple. Akash runs a business selling Ayurvedic and cosmetic products in Perinthalmanna. He is the convenor of the District Sports Council in Malappuram. He also competed in the 2020 local body elections as the NDA candidate from the Melattur constituency.
Akash is son of Melattur natives Sethumadhavan and Geetha. Akash won silver in shot put and bronze in the discus throw during the World Dwarf Games held in America in 2013. He also went ahead and won bronze in javelin throw in the World Dwarf Games held in Canada in 2017.