Champions of paragliding championship in Kokrajhar. Image: Northeast Now

Indonesia bagged four medals at the 1st Bodoland International Paragliding Accuracy Championship (BIPAC) 2019 including two gold medals, one silver and one bronze medal.

Jafro Megawanto and Rika Wijayanti won gold medals respectively in the men’s and women’s category.

Ardiansyah Megaputra won the bronze medal in men’s category and Gita Reky Yuanita Guntari won silver in the women’s category.

Other medal winners include Yong Wu of China who won silver in the man’s category and Korean Jinhee Back won the bronze medal in the women’s category.

It may be mentioned here that the international event was organized by the Tourism
Department of the Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) from November 10 to November 14, 2019.

Overall 68 paragliders from countries like Indonesia, Japan, Taiwan, Korea, Nepal, China and India participated in the championship, which began on Sunday (November 10).

Rinoy Basumatary

Rinoy Basumatary is Northeast Now Correspondent in Kokrajhar. He can be reached at: rinoymasscom@gmail.com