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Indonesia bags first spot in paragliding championship

KOKRAJHAR: Indonesian paragliders have won first prizes in the first-ever Bodoland international Paragliding accuracy championship-2019. The event concluded on Thursday after four day programme at Dangdupur Hill in Kokrajhar district.

68 participants from 11 countries participated in the championship and displayed their paragliding skills. 22 foreign paragliders participanted in the event.

The championship was organised by Tourism department of Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) to promote adventure sports in the region which was started from November 11.

In male category, Jafro Megawanto of Indonesia was bagged first spot. China's paraglider Yong Wu and Ardiansyah Mega Putra of Indonesia were adjusted second and third respectively in the event.

In female category, Rika Winjanti and Gita Ringki Yauniti from Indonesia spotted first and second respectively.Paraglider from Korea Jinhee Back was adjusted third in the event.

BTC deputy chief Kampa Borgoyary,BTC executive member Doneswar Goyary, BTC Principal Secretary Biren Chandra Phukon,SP Rajen Singh graced as guests on the prize distribution ceremony.

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