Fleet ‘A’ wins Mass Swimming Competition ‘Jal Taran’ at ENC

Fleet ‘A’ wins Mass Swimming Competition ‘Jal Taran’ at ENC

The mass Swimming Competition, ‘Jal Taran-2017-18’, was conducted by INS Circars under the aegis of Headquarters, Eastern Naval Command (ENC) on 09 March 2018.  The aquatics event which aims  to enhance the physical fitness of naval personnel and inculcate competitive team spirit had the enthusiastic participation where in 60 personnel each from Local Ashore, Fleet ‘A’, Fleet ‘B’, Submarines and Naval Officer-in-Charge(Andhra Pradesh) teams took part in a keenly contested competition. Rear Adm Deepak Kapoor, Chief Staff Officer ENC was the Chief Guest on the occasion and gave away the prizes and awarded the trophies to the winning individuals and teams.

This is one of the most sought after events in the Command and is competed by all teams with josh and fervour.  The competition included three races, the first being a relay championship which was a mass swimming event with participation from different age groups, followed by two individual events of a 100 mtrs and  50 mtrs freestyle open race for the above 50 years of age. The event was competed by all participants in true sportsman spirit.  ‘Local Ashore’ team  was  adjudged as the runners up while Fleet- ‘A’ team was declared the winners in the relay race.