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Team India all set to participate in the 2016 Fiji ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championship

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390   //    08 Nov 2016, 12:46 IST
Sekar Patchai and Tanvi Jagadish will feature for Team India

Surfing Federation of India is proud to announce Team India for the upcoming 2016 Fiji ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championship taking place in Fiji from November 12th - November 20th featuring over 40 countries from around the world.

Sekar Patchai (26) from Covelong Surf School, Chennai and Tanvi Jagadish (16) from Mantra Surf Club, Mangalore will be representing Team India in their respective categories. 

This is a first for Team India to be participating at the world championship in Stand Up Paddling. Both the athletes will be taking part in 2 disciplines of Stand Up Paddling, i.e SUP Racing Technical and SUP Racing Distance in the toughest conditions which Fiji is known for. 

Both the athletes have worked very hard over the years to consistently win National SUP Championships and are ranked No.1 in their respective categories. We hope this opportunity of representing India at the highest level will further enhance their skills and motivation to do well on the international stage in the coming years. 

We would like to thank all our sponsors who have wholeheartedly come forward to support our athletes. TT Group, Karnataka Bank  HPCL, Fiji Tourism of India, Mantra Surf Club and various individual donors. 

Team India will be accompanied by Surfing Federation of India, Vice-President - Rammohan Paranjape.

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