Chandigarh : Chandigarh rowing Association team have won 1 gold 1 silver 2 bronze in the recently concluded 5th National indoor rowing Championship at Punjab University gymnasium hall Chandigarh which was organised by Chandigarh rowing Association in collaboration with Punjab University on behalf of rowing Federation of India. After a gap of 21 years such event has taken place in Chandigarh.
Consul General of Canada in Chandigarh Mr Patrick Hebert was the chief guest on the opening ceremony and advisor to the administrator Shri Dharampal IAS was the chief guest on the closing ceremony Nearly 22 States with 450 players from different part of the country took part in this event. Honorary secretary pf CRA Rajiv Sharma disclosed here that Chandigarh was the only event which was sanctioned by the world drawing FISA, the next World rowing indoor Championship will be held at Mississauga in Canada in February 2023. Indian team will be selected out of the winners from this fifth National Indoor rowing Championship.
Dr Anmol Rattan Sidhu President Chandigarh expressed satisfaction of hosting this mega event and said that CRA will organized more amd more event and international events to devwlop rowing here in Chandigarh. Officials from Roqing Federation of India, Jury members consiting of Dronacharya and Arjun awarded along with Olympian Manjeet singh were also present.