Army rafting team to represent India in R6 World Cup 2009 in Serbia

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New Delhi, May 26 (ANI): In the recent years emphasis on river rafting has gained prominence in India and the Army rafting team, which has been dominating the national scene for the past six years, has been invited by International Rafting Federation to represent the country in R6 World Cup 2009, being held in Serbia on May 30-31.

Army rafting team comprising of seven members led by Captain Sachin Nikam will represent India in this prestigious event.

The R6 World Cup is a prestigious event wherein 37 teams from all over the world participate.

In past, Army Rafting team also represented India in World Rafting Championship 2005 at Equador and World Rafting Championship 2007 at South Korea.

Having won numerous national level championships and after securing overall first position in the first Kashmir Cup (5th India Cup) held at Sonamarg (Jammu and Kashmir) in 2008, the Army Rafting team has been invited by International Rafting Federation to represent India. (ANI)

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