Four NRI students complete Nevis to St Kitts Cross Channel Swim

The names of the winners are Hrishikesh Srinivasan(15yr), Abhijith Srinivasan(10yr), Prathyaksh Sharma(12yr), who have received wishes from the Indian Diplomat. High Commissioner of India to St Kitts and Nevis, CARICOM Dr K J Srinivasa. 

Four NRI students complete Nevis to St Kitts Cross Channel Swim
Four NRI students complete Nevis to St Kitts Cross Channel Swim

St Kitts and Nevis: The St Kitts- Nevis Cross Channel Swim has been resumed on Sunday, March 27, 2022, after a 2-year hiatus. At the conclusion of the event, four NRI students have completed Nevis to St Kitts Cross Channel Swim. 

The names of the winners are Hrishikesh Srinivasan(15yr), Abhijith Srinivasan(10yr), Prathyaksh Sharma(12yr), who have received wishes from the Indian Diplomat. High Commissioner of India to St Kitts and Nevis, CARICOM Dr K J Srinivasa. 

Further, the Indian embassy in Guyana noted, “Dr KJ Srinivasa congratulates #NRI students Hrishikesh Srinivasan(15yr), Abhijith Srinivasan(10yr), Prathyaksh Sharma(12yr) for completing Nevis to St.Kitts Cross Channel Swim on 27Mar22”. 

Further, this is the 20th anniversary of the event. As per the rules, the distance of the Cross Channel Swim is around 2.5 miles or 4 kilometers. Players have covered the distance from Oualie Beach in Nevis to Spice Mill at Cockleshell Bay in St.Kitts. 

A total of eight children between the ages of 10 and 15 have participated in the swin

As per their swim coach, out of the eight children, one has participated in the event at least three times. It has been stated that the group has been properly trained about the procedure of the game. They have also gone through robust training and were physically and mentally ready for the swim challenge. 

In addition to the eight children who have participated in the game Spexia, Plypian Robert Liddie has also participated in the Cross Channel Swin. This was the first time that a Special Olympic Athlete had rigour attempted to cross the swim Channel by himself. 

Further, the Cross Channel Swin began at 8 am, and as per Crook ( a coach of swimmers), the first set of swimmers have been arrived at Cockleshell Bay at about 9 am. He also confirmed that upon their arrival, breakfast and entertainment were provided. At the end of the event, the prize-giving ceremony was held in which four winners were awarded.