The Commonwealth Championships will be held in conjunction with the World Championships and it will be open only to Commonwealth nations.
Radhalakshmi Padmarajan honoured the winners with ponnada.Singer Kavalam Sreekumar paid tributes to actor and director Nedumudi Venu who passed away recently.
Father Inderpal Singh, India's first rowing Olympian (2000 Sydney Games), will witness the moment from sidelines as he would be with the team as a coach.
In the absence of Captain Rani, who has been rested from the tournament, India were led by veteran goalkeeper Savita.
The Navy has trained around 40,000 personnel from 45 friendly nations and an alumni website has been launched to keep in touch with the graduates.
The London Olympics bronze-medallist, who has won a silver and bronze besides eight quarterfinal finishes in the World Championships over the years, is recovering from a groin pull and knee injury.
Earlier, Ramit Tandon, Mangaonkar and Senthilkumar posted comfortable wins over their Iraqi opponents to get the team off to a flying start.
The tournament will feature leading Indian names such as Manu Gandas, Yuvraj Singh Sandhu, Om Prakash Chouhan, Akshay Sharma and Amardeep Malik, to name a few.
The United World Wrestling, the world's governing body, has not yet announced the new schedule but sources expect the event to be rescheduled to March.
Expressing happiness over participating in the national championship, Sajith, a participant from Chennai, said he has been practising Karate for the last 10 years and learnt many techniques.
He was also battling a bacterial infection and ‘wasn’t feeling all that great’. Did have a hard few months, mentally wasn’t the easiest,” he remembers.
The Asian Team Championship, a biennial event was scheduled for 2020, but was postponed to this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Though these guides are recognised by the Karnataka Tourism Department, they are still fighting for monthly remuneration
Paris Saint-Germain also goes through despite its 2-1 loss at City after leading when Kylian Mbappé scored early in the second half.
Two weeks ago the tour was renamed after investment from new title sponsors DP World, which will see total prize money for next year's 47 tournaments exceed USD 200 million.