MP wins National Junior Canoeing championship

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MP wins National Junior Canoeing championship

Tuesday, 23 February 2021 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Host Madhya Pradesh performed wonderfully at the 31st Junior, Sub Junior Canoe Sprint National Championships and won the overall championship with 256 points.

Madhya Pradesh won 10 gold and 9 silver medals in junior men and sub junior boys. At the same time, 19 gold and 2 bronze medals were won in junior women and sub junior girls category.

Besides, Madhya Pradesh won a total of 40 medals including 29 gold, 9 silver and 2 bronze in the three-day competition. Uttarakhand in the boys category and Kerala in the girls category were runners-up.

Under the joint aegis of the Indian Kayaking and Canoeing Association and Madhya Pradesh Kayaking Canoeing Association, the 200 meters and 5000 meters races were held on the last day in this competition held in a small pond.

In 5000 meters Balveer Jat of Madhya Pradesh won the gold medal in the junior men's K-1 event of the race. Binita Chanu of MP won the gold medal in the junior women's K-1 event.

Kaveri Dimar of MP won the gold medal in the junior women's C-1 event.

Devendra Sen of MP won silver medal in Junior Men's C-1 event. Aastha Dangi of MP won the gold medal in the Sub Junior Girls K-1 event in the 200 meter race.

In Madhya Pradesh Junior's Shivani Verma won gold medal in Sub Junior Girls' C-1 Event. Lalita, Niharika, Binita and Sheetal's Chokdi won bronze in the Sub Junior Girls K-4 event.

Rohan Kiir-Yashu Vishwakarma of MP won the gold medal in the Sub Junior Boys K-2 event. Nitin Verma of MP won silver medal in sub junior boys class K-1.

Deepak, Nitin, Raju and Yashu pair of MP won the gold medal in the Sub Junior Boys K-4 event.

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