The Shivaganga Roller Skating Club’s rink in Khasbag, Belgaum on Wednesday witnessed a moment of honor when Indian roller skaters not only broke the existing world record in non-stop inline hockey.
Thirty-two skaters from Belgaum and across the country accomplished the task in the presence of international referees Mayne Chow and Andrew Spongle (both from Hong Kong) representing the Federation of International Roller Sports.
It all bega on on Tuesday at 2.25 p.m and with a goal at 3.25 p.m. on Wednesday the previous record was borken. A.D. Sharma, who is also a senior official from Department of Sports, Government of Haryana, declared to have broken the world record.
The players continued to be at the rink and played till 8.30 p.m. and set a new world record of playing for 30 hours non-stop.
Playing 30 hours non-stop under natural rainfall is a new category in itself for a record.
Amit Sharma, Gurpreet, Gurjap, Gurnazar, Prabjot, Aakash, Gaurav Bhattal, Jaspreet, Rajesh Singh, Babli Singh, Reekhansh, Surender Pal Sodhi, Mohit Yadav, Kapil Gehlot, Nikhil Chindak, Aniket, Atul Sharma, Wayne Chow, Anshul Sood, Sourab Duggal, Ankit Chindak, Anuradha Sood, Andre Spongle, Manpreet, Jitender Singh, Anjali Singh, Kiran, Siddiqui, Ankit, Navraj and Sammerai participated in the event.