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Kolkata: CS Jodha has clinched the coveted Eastern Air Command (EAC) Cup, while P Vikram has won the Indian Air Force (IAF) Cup for this year.

The championship races were held today at the Royal Calcutta Turf Club (RCTC) grounds in Kolkata. Jodha won the EAC Cup by riding astride Beatles Bible; Vikram made it riding astride Nelsons Blood.

Dignitaries giving away the trophy.
Dignitaries giving away the trophy.

The event was marked by an impressive performance by the Air Force band, followed by a daredevilry show by the IAF’s skydiving team Akash Ganga. The skydivers performed some breathtaking maneuvers in the sky before landing on the grass carpet in front of the spectators that left everyone spellbound.

Air Vice-Marshal Vikram Singh, Air Officer Commanding, Advance HQ Eastern Air Command (Shillong) and Air Chief Marshal (Retd) Arup Raha gave away trophies to the winners.