Water sports Current Affairs, GK & News
Adventure Tourism was recently recognised as a “Niche Tourism Product” by the Ministry of Tourism. Adventure Tourism includes Water Sports activities. It received the recognition in a bid to promote country, including Bihar, as a 365 days destination as well as to attract tourist with specific interest. National Strategy for Adventure Tourism: Ministry has prepared ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2022
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs - 2022
Gaurvi Singhvi (16) from Udaipur has made India proud by becoming the world’s youngest open water swimmer to cross the English Channel in 13 hours and 26 minutes in August 2019. The Channel is a water body that separates southern England from northern France and links southern part of North Sea to the Atlantic Ocean.
Rohan More, the Pune-based Indian long-distance swimmer, has become the first Asian and the youngest person in the world to swim across the Ocean Seven. Despite sudden drop in water temperature, he covered the distance in 8 hours and 37 minutes. The Ocean’s Seven marathon consists of seven long-distance open-water swims, which includes the North ..
Topics: Aquatics • Cook Strait • English Channel • Kim Chambers • Long-distance swimming • Marathon swimming • North Channel • Oceans Seven • Open water swimming • Strait of Gibraltar • Swimming • Water sports
FINA, the world swimming body has granted India an Olympic berth in swimming. FINA awarded the berth to Karnataka swimmer Gagan AP Ulalmath in the men’s 1,500 metres freestyle event of the London Olympics under the ‘Universality’ quota. FINA Fédération Internationale de Natation (International Swimming Federation) FINA is recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2012