Canoe polo: Difference between revisions

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In response to the interest created at the Crystal Palace event, the first National Canoe Polo subcommittee of the [[British Canoe Union]] was formed, and it was this committee that developed the modern framework of the game. The National Championships were held every year at the National Canoe Exhibition, and this activity led on to the inclusion of Canoe Polo in the demonstration games at [[Duisburg]], [[Germany]] in 1987.<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.nomadkayakclub.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/Canoe-polo-history.pdf |first=Ian |last=Beasley |title=Boat, Paddle and Ball: a short history of canoe polo |year=2009 |accessdate=2 May 2016 }}</ref>
 
In India, Canoe Polo was initiated by the [[University of Kashmir]], Srinagar in 2008 when the University Aquatics Coach Muhammad Yusuf conducted an promotional match between University of Kashmir and Islamia College on the waters of Nigeen Lake in Srinagar.{{ref?}} Later this event was included in annual water sports calendar of the University. Now Canoe Polo is recognised by Kayaking & Canoeing Association of India. The J&K Water Sports Association is also promoting this sport in Jammu &and Kashmir at a larger scale.{{ref?}}
 
== Features ==