Russia’s Vladimir won the Pro sprint race, which was held at the confluence of Bhagirathi and Alaknanda river at Devprayag . He crossed 350 meters in one minute and 36 seconds to get first place. India’s Manish Rawat second and Rishi Rana finished in third place.
Pro Sprint and Pro Slalom competition took place on Sunday under the Ganga Kayak Festival. In addition to India, the athletes of Russia, America, Canada, Norway and Nepal participated. In Pro Sprint, 46 and Pro Slalom 56 atheletes took part.
Organizing Committee president Bhim Singh Chauhan said that in the contest, well-known players like Ashu Rawat, Ayodhya Prasad Kothiyal, Sanjay Rana, Laxman Negi, Kan Singh Chauhan, among others participated