Home ASIAN GAMES Its really emerging India: a gold and two bronze in Rowing-Sculls

Its really emerging India: a gold and two bronze in Rowing-Sculls


India started their Asian Games 2018 Day 6 campaign with a bang by winning a gold and two bronze medals in Rowing. The rowing team comprising of Sawarn Singh, Dattu Bhokanal, Om Prakash and Sukhmeet Singh clinched the gold medal in the Men’s Quadruple Sculls. They crossed the finish line with a time of 6:17.13 to finish at the first place. This was India’s first gold in rowing and the fifth overall.

The day however started with Dushyant Chauhan bagging the bronze medal in the men’s Lightweight Single Sculls final. He finished third with a time of 7:18.76. This was followed by another bronze with Rohit Kumar and Bhagwan Singh finishing third in men’s Lightweight Double Sculls. ohit and Bhagwan finished with a time of 7:04.61.


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