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7 medals clinched by India in Asian Rowing Championships 2015

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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.

VENUE
Shunyi Olympic Rowing-Canoeing Park, Beijing, China

PARTICIPANTS
Approximately 400 athletes and officials from 23 National Federations are participating in the competition.

7 medals clinch by India in Asian Rowing Championships 2015

SILVER MEDALS BAGGED BY INDIA

Winner

Category

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

Winner

Catergory

Davinder Singh and Naveen Kumar Borraiya men’s pairs
Dushyant Light weight men’s single sculls

NATIONAL COACH
Ismail Baig

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.