Odisha Hobby Items : Special Cover of Odisha Association for Rowing and Sculling #SpecialCover #Odisha #OARS
Odisha Association for Rowing and Sculling (OARS) was set up in 1977. Odisha Rowers have since won 209 National Medals and 14 International Medals. In recent past Rowers from Odisha have own the Bronze Medal at the 16th Asian Games held at Guangzhou, China in 2010 and Silver Medal at the Junior Asian Rowing Championship at Nanchang, China.
Achievements: Odisha Association for Rowing and Sculling (OARS) has helped rowers of Orissa more than 100 medals in different zonal, National and international meets till 2008. Pravasini Dwivedy, Monalisa Mohanty, Mamata Jena, Kavita Shyanti, Meena Madhuri Toppo, Rohit Swain are the leading medal winners groomed by OARS.
Functions: As the apex rowing body of Orissa, Odisha Association for Rowing and Sculling( OARS ) hosts Zonal and National rowing championships regularly at the SAI Water Sports Complex, Jagatpur, Cuttack. It also sends state sqads for participation in different zonal and National meets.