All India Open Canoe Sprint National C'ship

Adil, Villayat win medals for JK

GKNN
Srinagar, Publish Date: Jun 20 2017 12:23AM | Updated Date: Jun 20 2017 12:23AM
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Seasoned water sport players Adil Mohi ud Din and Villayat Hussain bagged two medals for the J&K in the All India Open Canoe Sprint National Championship being held at Chandigarh.

Adil who is International water sports player of State bagged silver medal in the C1200m while as another top water sport player of JK, Villayat Hussain bagged bronze medal in K1 200m.

The championship is being organized by Indian Kayaking and Canoeing Association and 25 States are talking part in it.

For the event paddlers used to train daily in water sports centre Nehru Park under the guidance of Bilquis Mir national coach.

“It is proud moment for whole State as competition is very tough in this championship. Adil and Villayat are both our Star water sport players and have proved their mettle time and again.