Karnataka's 'Usain Bolt' Srinivas Gowda's Feat Draws Focus On The Sport Of Kambala
18, Feb 2020, 2:57 PM IST
Kambala — a word that was until last week known only to the coast of Karnataka and a few elsewhere who were either vouching for or against the buffalo racing sport — has now gained international fame. Thanks to Sreenivas Gowda, whose record performance at the Aikala Kambala, was mapped and reported as being ‘faster than that of Usain Bolt’. The comparison did the magic and he turned into an overnight Internet sensation. But how many of you know what is the traditional sport of Kambala all about? Let’s find out more about it in this episode of Culture ‘Shauk’ with Sunita Iyer.