Monday, May 12, 2008

Girnar Moutain Climbing Contest Result Junagadh City Gujarat India

Gujarat Mountain Climbing contest won by Baghbel(Chhattisgarh athlete) :-

Baghbel synchronized 34 minutes and 48 seconds to climb the mountain 3,600-foot-high, and supplemented the category of the women, gaining a money price cash of Rs.50,000 and different Rs.1,100.

'I will come again,' Baghbel, 25, told IANS.

Competition for A-grade officials held in two juniors and seniors of categories (of the men and the women) with 89 men and 62 women with the starting line at 6 hours of the morning.

Out of them, only 102 could achieve the full course. The first place in men's category was won by Bhikhu R. Rathod, who tool 57 minutes and 12 seconds to climb 11,000 steps from foothills to the Ambaji temple at the peak and then return at the base.

The Gujarat government had announced total cash prizes of Rs.500,000 for the event.

The event was first started by Saurashtra-based Gujarati daily Phoolchaab in 1971. Ten years later, the state government took over its organisation.

Saturday's event was the first time when competitors from outside the state participated in it.It was relly great & wonderful moments all competitors & Junagadh's People.

Now Junagadh’s People are eagerly waiting for next Gujarat mountain climbing-Girnar(Junagadh- Saurastra) contest to do something better than this contest.

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