Rowers Arjun Lal Jat, Arvind Singh clinch berth in men’s lightweight double sculls-Sports News , Novi Reporter

Rowers Arjun Lal Jat, Arvind Singh clinch berth in males’s light-weight double sculls-Sports activities Information , Novi Reporter

Arjun Lal and Arvind would be the solely Indian rowers in Tokyo Video games which open on 23 July because the nation won’t take part in different Olympic qualifiers as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Rowers Arjun Lal Jat, Arvind Singh clinch berth in men's lightweight double sculls

India’s Arjun Lal Jat and Arvind Singh in motion through the light-weight males’s double sculls warmth on the 2021 World Rowing Asia-Oceania Olympic and Paralympic Continental Qualifying Regatta in Tokyo. AFP

New Delhi: Indian rowers Arjun Lal Jat and Arvind Singh certified for the Olympics in males’s light-weight double sculls occasion after ending second within the remaining race of the Asia/Oceania Continental Qualifying Regatta in Tokyo on Friday.

One other Indian, Jakar Khan completed fourth within the males’s singles sculls remaining which gives 5 Olympic quotas however he missed out as a rustic will get just one qualifying spot from this regatta.

The highest three qualify for Olympics in males’s light-weight double sculls occasion.

“A rustic can qualify in just one boat from this regatta and since Arjun Lal Jat and Arvind Singh had completed second in males’s light-weight double sculls, they’ll qualify,” Rowing Federation of India president Rajlaxmi Singh Deo advised PTI.

“Jakar Khan completed fourth in males’s singles sculls and sadly, he won’t qualify for Olympics. Arjun Lal and Arvind Singh had been higher positioned as they had been second,” she added.

Arjun Lal and Arvind would be the solely Indian rowers in Tokyo Video games which open on 23 July because the nation won’t take part in different Olympic qualifiers as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.

“There may be one other Olympic qualifier in Italy however we aren’t sending anyone as a result of COVID-19 scenario. So, this might be our solely participation within the Olympics,” Deo mentioned referring to the lethal second wave within the nation which has led to a number of international locations imposing bans on flights from India.

A 14-member Indian group participated within the occasion held on the Sea Forest Waterway on Tokyo Bay.


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