Over 100 participants from close to 20 countries featuring some of the best-known athletes from of this Olympic sport will showcase their skills at MEGHA KAYAK FESTIVAL 2022
SHILLONG, Oct 11 (The CONNECT) - Meghalaya is all set to host the 4-day mega global adventure sports spectacle - MEGHA KAYAK FESTIVAL 2022 starting October 13 at picturesque Umtrew River at Umtham Village. In what promises to be the biggest Kayaking event of the Indian subcontinent, the 2022 edition of the festiva will witness over 100 participants from close to 20 countries across the globe, featuring some of the best-known athletes from of this Olympic sport.
The festival will include white water Kayaking events in three competition categories - Downriver Time Trial, Extreme Slalom and Downriver Freestyle for professionals as well as intermediate and amateur racers.
Megha Kayak Festival 2002 is receiving an overwhelming response with participation assured from leading adventure water sports nations like New Zealand, the United Kingdom. Germany, France, and Canada; to name a few. Moreover, with names like Beth Morgan, Nouria Newman, Sofia Reniso, Giovanni De Gennaro and Andi Brunner, apart from a host of international Kayak athletes confirming their attendance; the stature of the event has enhanced by leaps and bounds this year.
Apart from global names, leading peddlers from India like Amit Magar, Ashu Rawat, Anne Matthias, Nisphul Jose, Manish Rawat, Pinky Rana and Naina Adhikari from top Kayaking states like Uttarakhand, Karnataka and Kerala will be seen in action. In addition, peddlers from the host state Meghalaya are expected to put in a spirited display.
The Event organised by Meghalaya Tourism is in line with Chief Minister Conrad Sangma ‘s vision of showcasing “Mesmerizing Meghalaya” to the world.
With October 13th set as the last date for submitting entries’ Kayak enthusiasts from across India and the world still have a last-minute chance to enroll and be a part of this global white water adventurer sports event. All Event information, including contact details can be accessed here.