Mangaluru, May 27, 2017 : Day two of the surfing ewvent organised at Sasihithlu on May 27, Saturday, event consisted of the first and second rounds for the Juniors (17-21 Years), the first round for the Women’s open category, second round for the Senior (22-30 Years) and Groms Under-16 categories.
Two rounds of the juniors category, which witnessed Chennai’s T. Manivannan, P. Surya, Ajith Govind, Rahul Govind and Satish qualifying for the semi-finals along with Ramesh from Kerala.
Tanvi Jagadish, Aneesha Naik and Sinchana Gowda along with Chennai’s Vilassini Sundar and Shristi Selvam, Pondicherry surfer Suhasini Damian, Manipal surfer Ishita Malviya and Russian surfer Olga Kosenko made it to the last four stage.
Chennai’s Sekar Patchai, Dharani Selvakumar, Manikandan Appu Desappan, Vignesh Vijaya kumar and Mahabalipuram surfers Santosh Moorthy and Raghul Pannerselvam qualified for the semi-finals.
The others to complete the list were Goan Swapnil Bhinge and Kerala’s Varghese Antony.
The second round of Groms- Under-16 category also Tamil Nadu surfers were on lead with all the semi-final surfers from the state.
Santhosh Santhakumar, Mani Kandan M., Ajeesh Ali and Mani Kandan of Chennai along with Mahabalipuram’s Sunil Dhayalan and Sivaraj Babu were the ones who made it to the semi-final round of the Groms Under-16 category.
On Sunday the semi-final and final rounds for all the categories and the stage will be organised.