Indore to host 2020 world dragon boat championship (BOX)
After hosting national and international sports events, Indore will host the World Dragon Boat Championship in 2020. Bilawali lake that was developed as a water sports hub will be the venue, IKCA president SM Hashmi announced in Bhopal on Friday. Impressed with the potential, a team of officials of International Canoe Federation (ICF) had visited Indore in 2017. “We were very impressed with the rapid development of water sports here and in other parts of MP. We are keen on organizing a world championship here soon,” ICF vice president Thomas Konietzko had said during his 2017 visit.