Telangana Sailors Shine at National Sailing Championships, Bag Medals

Young talents from Yacht Club of Hyderabad secure impressive victories.

Hyderabad: The National Sailing Championships in the sub juniors under 16 were sailed at Bombay on Chowpatty Beach with light to medium winds and the Telangana sailors from the Yacht Club of Hyderabad excelled with 5 positions in the top 11 including 3 medals

Deekshita Komaravelly of Rasoolpura in Hyderabad gets the overall Bronze and the Girls gold . With two more medals Deekshita is now certain of a position in the National Squad which will represent India at various internationals

Banny Bongur also of Rasoolpura Hyderabad missed the gold by a sliver of just a few points . He too clearly makes it to the national squad

Both are from Udbhav School and are being coached at The YCH Sports Foundation at Husain Sagar.

Govardhan Pallara, Lahiri Komaravelly and Rizwan Mohammad finished 8 , 9 and 11

Their next goal is the nationals at Shillong in March and the team is all set to create history in the Northeast with a preparation plan in place

“We expect this year to be a huge success for our teams and hopefully a crack at some internationals very soon “ , said Suheim Sheikh their coach

( Source : Deccan Chronicle )
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