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Saturday, April 14, 2012
Chandan Sarkar Wins 81Ker
After finishing third in last year's event, Sarkar comfortably won in 11 hours, 4 minutes over Debkumar Halder in 11:17:08 and Mohammad Moonmoon Ahmed of Bangladesh in 11:23:39 in third. The top three finishers received INR 50,000 (US$970), INR 30,000 (US$582) and INR 20,000 (US$388) in prize money respectively.
Sonu Debnath won the shorter 19 km race over 18 other men while Priyanka Karmakar out-swam 31 other women. For the shorter race, the top three finishers receive INR 20,000 (US$388), INR 15,000 (US$291) and INR 10,000 (US$194) in the downstream event.
81 km Results
1. Chandan Sarkar, 11:04:43
2. Debkumar Halder, 11:17:08
3. Mohammad Moonmoon Ahmed, 11:23:39
Men's 19 km Results
Sonu Debnath, 2:09.32
Palash Chowdhury, 2:14.16
Jeeshan Ali, 2::14.41
Women's 19 km Results
Priyanka Karmakar, 2:19:49
Namita Madgundi, 2::21.22
Jahnvi Bankar, 2::25.55
Copyright © 2012 by Open Water Source
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WOWSA Race Sanctioning Application
Race Sanction ApplicationThe WOWSA Sanction Application makes it easier than ever for you to apply for event sanctioning. The entire application is processed online at the WOWSA website.
If you need to make changes to your application, simply log in and make the changes right here. You can update your application easily at any time.
Once you click to submit your application, you will receive an e-mail which will provide your unique link to complete and/or update your application.
Simply answer the questions, and you will be able to submit your application within a few minutes.
WOWSA RulesThe WOWSA Rules are divided into the following five categories:
4) EXCEPTIONAL SWIMS
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Solo SwimA solo swim is a non-stop swim performed by an individual swimmer. It usually refers to a channel crossing or marathon swim across a channel, lake or bay, and usually completed without a wetsuit or other equipment like fins, and escorted by a boat, pilot and support crew...
Relay SwimRelay swim is a non-stop swim performed by a group of swimmers who swim separately one after each other. The relay swimmers swim legs of anywhere from 10 – 60 minutes each, usually rotating in the same order. Relay swims usually refer to a channel crossing or marathon swim across a channel, lake or bay or in a river done by a group of swimmers...