Earlier, Bihar Labour Resources Minister Janardan Singh Sigriwal flagged off the race at Digha ghat.
Later, Janardan Singh Sigriwal and MLA Arun Kumar Sinha gave away the prizes. The championship was organised by Bihar Swimming Association.
Photo caption: Top three finishers in men's and women's sections of the Ganga river swimming championship pose for group photograph in Patna on November 6, 2011.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui