Srinagar, 10th April :Jammu and Kashmir Dragon Boat team won the Bronze Medal in 200mtrs mixed race event, during the 9th National Dragon Boat Championship, held at Alappuzha, Kerala from 8th to 10th April 2022.
J&K team was sponsored by Khyber Industries Pvt. Ltd. and co-sponsored by J&K Youth Services & Sports, HK Cements, TCI Cements, Kashmir Mahal Resorts, Elfa International and Ehsaas International.
The medal distribution ceremony was chaired by Suraj Saji, Dy. Collector Allapuzha and attended amongst others by Surjit Singh Bajwa, Life President, Dragon Boat Federation, Thomas Joseph President, Kerala Dragon Boat Association, KS Regi Organising Secretary, Er Aamir Ali, Senior Vice President J&K Dragon Boat Association. 16 teams from different States participated in the various events, which saw cut throat competitions and almost all teams, including J&K finished the matches with difference in timing of hardly fractions of a second.