Chennai, Aug 17 (PTI) Former South Africa cricketer Jonty Rhodes and India cricketer Murali Vijay will be among the star attractions in the 5th three-day Covelong Point Surf, Music and Yoga Festival to be held at Covelong Point near here from August 25. Also Read - Tamil Nadu: Truck Carrying Mi Mobile Phones Worth Rs 15 Crore Robbed

The surfing competition would see top men s and women s surfers from across the country vie for honours in seven categories apart from a men s and women s category for Stand Up Paddling, a press release here said. Also Read - Tamil Nadu: Ahead of Festive Season, Shops & Retail Outlets Allowed to Function Till 10 pm

Top surfers from Karnataka, Goa, Tamil Nadu, Orissa & Kerala alongside some from Sri lanka, Australia, France and USA are expected to take part in the event, recognised by Surfing Federation of India and presented by Chennai-based TT Group. Also Read - Goa Travel News For Adventure Enthusiasts: New Rules For Water Sports And Cruises as State Increases Activities

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