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Youth National Sailing Championship-2021

  • 18 Oct 2021
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  • In the Youth National Sailing Championship-2021 organized by Yachting Association of India at Malad (Mumbai) from October 11 to 16, 2021, the players of National Sailing School, Bhopal won a total of 8 medals including 3 Gold, 4 Silver and 1 Bronze.

Key Points

  • This event is the second round of the selection trials for the Asian Games.
  • In this championship, Ritika Dangi won the gold medal in the Laser 4.7 event while Neha Thakur won the silver medal.
  • Eklavya Batham won the gold medal in Optimist Overall. In the same event, in the girls' category, Divyanshi Mishra won the silver medal for Madhya Pradesh by finishing third overall.
  • Madhya Pradesh also won gold, silver and bronze medals in the 420 mixed class event. In this event, the pair of Nancy Rai and Ani Raj Sendhav won gold, the pair of Vidyanshi Mishra and Manish Sharma won silver and the pair of Pushkar Bamre and Vanshika Singh Parihar won bronze.
  • Shagun Jha won a silver medal for Madhya Pradesh in U-12 Optimist class.
  • All these players are getting training from Arjun Awardee coach G.L. Yadav at National Sailing School located at Badi Lake in the capital Bhopal.
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