India bagged seven medals, including five silver and two bronze at the 16th Asian Rowing Championships from September 24 to September 28, 2015 in Beijing.
Shunyi Olympic Rowing-Canoeing Park, Beijing, China
Approximately 400 athletes and officials from 23 National Federations are participating in the competition.
SILVER MEDALS BAGGED BY INDIA
|Kapil Sharma, Jaswinder Singh, Rajesh Verma and Mohammad Azad||Men’s fours with a timing of 6:03.25s|
|Dattu Baban Bhokanal||Men’s single sculls event in timing of 7:18.41s|
|Vikram Singh and Shokendar Tomar||Light weight men’s double sculls|
|Roopendra Singh and Sonu Laxmi Narain||Men’s double sculls|
|Davinder Singh, Naveen Kumar Borraiya, Suchcha Singh Tomer, Gurinder Singh, Kapil Sharma, Jaswinder Singh, Rajesh Verma, Mohammad Azad, Lakshman Rohith Maradapa||Men’s eight event|
BRONZE MEDALS BAGGED BY INDIA
|Davinder Singh and Naveen Kumar Borraiya||men’s pairs|
|Dushyant||Light weight men’s single sculls|
ABOUT ASIAN ROWING CHAMPIONSHIP (ARF)
- Asian Rowing Federation was established in 1982
- Its objective is to promote the sport of rowing and the standard of rowing in Asia
- It has 33 national federations and holds Asian Rowing Senior & Junior Championships, Asian Rowing Cup I & II, Asian Rowing Indoor Championships and rowing events of Asian Games & Asian Para-Games.