4th Indian Open of Surfing returns with eyes set on qualifications for Paris 2024

Mangalore, May 29 (IANS): Indian Open, the surfing competition organised by the Surfing Federation of India, returned with its 4th edition, scheduled to take place from June 1 to 3 at the Panambur Beach, here.

The three-day surfing extravaganza will see top Indian surfers like Sanjaikumar S, Nithishvarun T, Surya P, Ruban D, Srikanth D, Sathish Sarvanan, Manikandan Desappan fight it out for the top honours. The event is being hosted by the Mantra Surfing Club, Mangaluru.

With eyes set on Paris 2024, where surfing will debut as a medal event, India for the very first time has sent a four-member team to ISA World Surfing Games 2023, to be held May 30 - June 7 in El Salvador, which is a Qualifying event for the Paris 2024 Olympics.

The top four Indian surfers' basis the ranking from last year will also be competing simultaneously for the Olympic qualifiers while Top surfers in India will fight it out at Mangalore, hoping to make it to the India team for other international events.



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  • Angela, France India

    Tue, May 30 2023

    Please, where to find details about registration and fees for the competition from 1 to 3 June 2023 in Mangalore ? No one on the net ! Thank you in advance

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