Day 03 of National Rowing Championship; 63 Races held in sub-junior, senior categories


SRINAGAR : The day three of the ongoing 23rd Sub-junior and 5th Inter State Challenger National Rowing Championship witnessed 63 races held at SKICC Dal Lake, here today.

The heats in both the championships Sub-Junior and Inter-State Challenger championship had started on Monday with athletes from 25 States, Union Territories in both male and female section vying for the podium place.

Around 700 players and officials belonging to 25 States, Union Territories from different parts of the country have arrived in Srinagar for the event.

On Wednesday, athletes from host, J&K also participated in two heats in which they finished first and second respectively. With that both the teams have qualified for finals.

The event is being conducted by J&K Rowing and Sculling Association under the auspices of Rowing Federation of India and sponsored by J&K Sports Council, Khyber with active support from J&K Police, Tourism, J&K Administration, Health, LAWDA, SKICC, SDRF, NDRF and SMC.