Bhopal: Raja Kewat, a player of Madhya Pradesh Water Sports Kayaking Canoeing Academy, won the gold medal on the first day of the eighth National Canoe Slalom Championship held at Sahastradhara, Maheshwar in Khargone district from 5 to 7 January.
Raja Kewat completed the race in the men’s Kano-1 event with a time of 84.84 seconds and came first and earned the gold medal. 70 players from the country are participating in this championship, including 14 players from the academy.
Sports and Youth Welfare Minister Smt. Yashodhara Raje Scindia congratulated him on his great performance. He expressed hope that our players will make Madhya Pradesh proud by winning even more medals in this three-day national canoe slalom competition.