Olympic rowing: Sawarn Singh finishes 16th in single sculls

August 3rd, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS  

London, Aug 3 (IANS) Indian rower Sawarn Singh finished 16th in the finals of the Olympic single sculls at the Eaton Dorney here Friday.

He clocked seven minutes and 29.66 seconds in his qualification Group Final C, where he finished fourth.

New Zealander Mahe Drysdale took gold with a time of six minutes and 57.82 seconds while Czech Ondrej Synek and Britain’s Alan Campbell clinched silver and bronze, respectively.

Indian rowing team of Sandeep Kumar and Manjeet Singh will take part in the finals of the lightweight double sculls Saturday. They qualified for the last Group Final D, and will be fighting for the 19th and 20th positions.

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