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MAJOR DEEPANSHU QUALIFIES FOR ASIAN GAMES

October 25, 2021 06:49 PM

Abohar (Face2News)

Equestrian Major Deepanshu Sheoran of 61 Cavalry has qualified for the next year's Asian Games after winning the selection trials for the eventing discipline in Jaipur.

Out of 53 participants only 5 riders gave a qualifying score for the Asian Games Team Selection. Lt Gen RC Tiwari, AVSM, SM, Chief of Staff, South Western Command awarded the prizes to the winners.

Major Sheoran won the gold medal at FEI CCI 2 star long eventing competition with a score of 32.7 ahead of Rakesh Kumar, who managed a score of 34.9, and Mahesh Kumbhar (41.8).

CCI and 1st Asian Games selection trial for ‘Eventing’ for 19th Asian Games 2022 were held at 61 Cavalry ground in Jaipur. 61 Cavalry organized the trials on behalf of the Equestrian Federation of India.

The events included Dressage on 21-22 Oct, Cross Country on 23 Oct and Show Jumping on 24 Oct. A total of 53 riders participated in the event which was supervised by a special Jury from Europe and the event director Col Rohit Dagar, Comdt 61 Cavalry.

The riders competed for the selection trials from all over the country including Armoured Forces, Police & Civil Clubs for a coveted spot in the Indian team. Only 24 out of 53 riders could qualify for the final round of Show Jumping after the rigorous Cross-Country round & Dressage.

Out of 53 participants only 5 riders gave a qualifying score for the Asian Games Team Selection. Lt Gen RC Tiwari, AVSM, SM, Chief of Staff, South Western Command awarded the prizes to the winners.  

 
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