Hyderabad, May 23 (Agency) Jhansipriya Laveti and Vaishnavi Veeravamsham both sailors from Hyderabad, Telangana have been selected for the World Championships at Lake Riva Del Garda, Italy starting from July 1, 2021. This is a first ever for the state of Telangana that two girls in the same year have been selected for the World Championships in the Sub Juniors, a release here said on Sunday.
The Under 16 Worlds will be attended by 264 sailors from across 60 countries making it the most deeply competitive regatta for youth on the planet. Riva Del Garda is one of the largest lakes in Europe is in the picturesque northern part of Italy, not far from Verona and provides challenging sailing conditions. Garda is host to all the largest Sailing Championships in the world and despite being a lake simulates huge waves and is backed by sky high cliffs.