Scindia opens 39th Jr National Rowing C’ship

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 05 Oct 2018 11:25:29


Staff Reporter,

Sports Minister Yashodhara Raje Scindia inaugurated 39th Junior National Rowing Championship at Water Sports Centre on Thursday. Colourful balloons were released in sky to mark the inauguration ceremony. In her address, Scindia said that she is feeling happy that rowers from all over India who came to Bhopal will display their talent in the competition. Encouraging the players to win medals at national and international level, she said that Government will give all possible help to promote rowing sports.

She assured the Chairperson of Rowing Federation of India, Rajlaxmi Singhdeo that Sports Department will give its full help to all championship. Director, Sports and Youth Welfare Department, Dr S L Thaosen said that it is through the co-operation of Madhya Pradesh Rowing Association that 39th Junior National Rowing Championship is being held at Water Sports Centre. As many as 254 players of 17 teams hailing from Andaman Nicobar, Assam, Chandigarh, Haryana, Kerala, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Odisha, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Telangana and Uttar Pradesh are participating in the event. On Thursday, four qualifying rounds were organised under Single Scull, Double Scull, Pair and Coxless for event of girls category.