National Dragon Boat Championship

J&K started its campaign in the ongoing 5th National Dragon Boat and Canoe Polo championship on spectacular note by winning three medals on the second day of the event at Udaipur on Sunday.
National Dragon Boat Championship

J&K started its campaign in the ongoing 5th National Dragon Boat and Canoe Polo championship on spectacular note by winning three medals on the second day of the event at Udaipur on Sunday.

In the event that started on Saturday, J&K started its campaign on Sunday. Team is participating in four disciplines in the event and out that three were held during the day. J&K bagged medals in all the events in which they participated.

J&K bagged gold in Women's Canoe Polo, silver in men's Canoe and bronze in 2000 meter dragon boat category. Team would compete in one more event on Monday and is expected to bag another medal.

J&K water sports side this year is playing under the banner of J&K State Sports Council after the dispute between two factions of the Association. Team is accompanied by International water sports coach, Bilquis Mir.

"It is great to see our side putting up such a show even after less amount of practice back home. J&K is considered dominant force in water sports and these players have made that clear once again," She said.

"We bagged one gold, one silver and one bronze today and tomorrow we are expecting one more medal. Let's hope that we bag will gold and will go back home with our heads high," she said.

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