On the last day of the Ladakh school Olympic Games (LSO) 2019, the first of its kind, a river rafting competition was conducted for the students in Leh on Sunday. The race covered a stretch of eight kilometers from Tsoksti until the Sangam viewpoint in the Zanskar stream here. Chewang Phonsog, Vice-Chancellor, Ladakh Cluster University was the chief guest on the occasion and he conjointly flagged off the boys and girls’ rafting groups from Tsoksti.”I am delighted to see school youngsters from Ladhak participating in this rafting competition and that I hope it becomes an annual event like other sports. Rafting is incredibly distinctive to the mountain region like Ladhak and Himachal Pradesh. “Sports teaches discipline, self-control, mannerism, team spirit and provides kids the chance of holistic growth,” he added. The three-day river rafting competition was a part of the LSO-2019, commenced on July seventeen and finished on July twenty-one. The participating kids were given proper training within the 1st two days of the competition. Nimoo Sangam Phonsog congratulated the highest 3 ranking groups and appreciated the initiative and efforts of district administration in organizing the Ladakh school Olympic Games.