Visakhapatnam

‘Sea Cadets symbol of courage’

Principal Secretary for Sports L.V.Subrahmanyam interacting with the water sports students during his visit to Rushikonda in Visakhapatnam on Saturday. Collector Pravin Kumar looks on.

Principal Secretary for Sports L.V.Subrahmanyam interacting with the water sports students during his visit to Rushikonda in Visakhapatnam on Saturday. Collector Pravin Kumar looks on.   | Photo Credit: arranged

Official visits sports training camp at Rushikonda

Special Chief Secretary (Sports) L.V. Subrahmanyam described Sea Cadets as a ‘symbol of courage’.

Addressing sea cadets at a programme organised at Rushikonda here on Saturday, Mr. Subrahmanyam called upon the cadets to complete their five-year training with flying colours. Later addressing the yachting and water sports trainees, he called upon them to breathe sports day in and day out with their target fixed on the Olympic Games.He said the government was implementing several programmes for the promotion of sports. Collector Pravin Kumar said priority was being given to the development of water sports at Rushikonda. He said 70 persons would be trained at the camp being held at Rushikonda.

Sports Association of AP MD Bangarraju spoke.

A trial run was conducted with 10 kayaks, two surf boats and a yacht attracted tourists present on the beach.

Sports Development Officer June Gallyot and APTDC ED Sriramulu Naidu were present.

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