BJ Nishant Shetty surpasses the record of Srinivasa Gowda, well known as Kambala’s Usain Bolt, by covering a distance of 8.36m with a pair of buffaloes in a contest in Dakshina Kannada.
Gowda has managed to book a record by completing the race in 8.78 seconds at Satya Dharma Jodukere Kambala, Kakepadavu in the district previous year.
Nishant Shetty, put on a magnificent performance to triumph the quarterfinal race at Venur Paramuda Surya Chandra Jodukere Kambala.
This event was of 125 meters and Nishant Shetty has accomplished this distance in 10.44 seconds.
The racing tracks of Kambala events are of various lengths but the time taken to cover the distance of 100 meters has been sealed for the record.
As per the reports, 151 pairs of buffaloes participated in Venur Kambala. Kambala is an annual buffalo race conducted in the paddy fields of Tulunadu in coastal Karnataka.