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Indian rowers in semi-final

Swaran Singh

London: Indian rower Swaran Singh qualified for the semi-final of the men’s singles scull.

His compatriots Manjeet Singh and Sandeep Kumar booked their place in the semi-final of the lightweight doubles scull in the 2012 London Olympics at the Eaton Dorney here on Tuesday.

Swaran finished fourth in the third quarterfinal with a timing of 7:11.59.

He was second after the 500metre mark but slowly ran out of steam to finish fourth at the 2000m.

Sandeep and Manjeet qualified for the semi-final D through the repechage where they finished sixth with a timing of 6:54.20.


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