Hyderabad, July 16: Despite being land locked Bhopal seems to produce the largest number of good sailors across years. The year at the Monsoon Regatta the gold silver and bronze went to Bhopal.
Shashank Batham won the gold by last the SH Babu Memorial Trophy for best sailor without a discard to compatriot Eklavya Batham .
Divyanshi Mishra of Bhopal clinched the Girls gold distantly followed by Telangana’s Tanuja Kameshwar at silver and Shagun Jha at Bronze.
Tanuja Kameshwar suffered from multiple capsizes leaving her far behind Divyanshi who scored two first in the last two races.
There is one protest pending against Divyanshi Mishra from Aakash Tangai but that is unlikely to change any final positions.
The racing was close on the last day with two races sailed back to back.
The prize giving is at 430 PM and Shri CV Anand , IPS, Commissioner of Police himself an avid sportsperson will grace the occasion as Chief Guest.
“It was fabulous to see such close racing and some amazing performances by all the top sailors of the country “, said Suheim Sheikh President of Yacht Club of Hyderabad.
Four of our young sailors from Hyderabad will be leaving for an International at Korea this evening for the Beyorong ASAF International Cub.
Girls Under 15
Divayanshi Mishra – Bhopal NSS 46 Points
Thanuja Kameshwar – Hyderabad YCH 80 Points
Shagun Jha – Bhopal NSS 133 Points
Boys Under 15
Shashank Batham Bhopal NSS 17 Points
Eklavya Batham Bhopal NSS 19 Points
Hriethik Jaiswal Mysore Trishna 52 Points
TSRTC has made free travel to the male Intermediate students appearing for examinations from their homes to the examination centre and back.
The schedule of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Telangana has been finalized. Prime Minister Modi will visit the state for two days on march 4 and 5.
B. Narasimha Murthy has been appointed as the new President of the Telangana unit of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP).
The Task Force (Central Zone) officials along with the local police raided two adulterated ginger and garlic paste manufacturing units and nabbed four persons at Patigadda in Begumpet on Wednesday.
As the calendar inches towards March, Hyderabad residents are gearing up for the familiar battle against the scorching summer heat. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) in Hyderabad has issued a forecast indicating an early onset of summer in the city.