• Arjun and Arvind qualifies for the semifinals by finishing third in lightweight double sculls repech


    Tokyo: Both Indian rowers Arjun Lal Jat and Arvind Singh made the entrance to the next level by qualifying for the semifinals of the men's lightweight double sculls repechage at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday.

    The Indian duo measured 6:51.36 to close in the third position at the Sea Forest Waterway.

    Poland's Jerzy Kowalski and Artur Mikolajczewski completed at the top with a timing of 6:43.44, accompanied by Spain's Caetano Horta Pombo and Manel Balastegui, who clocked 6:45.71 in the repechage 2.

    The semifinals will take place to be on July 27, 2021.

    Meanwhile, paddler Manika Batra plays her second-round match as well. Mary Kom boxes in the flyweight category and India’s Men’s Hockey team will also be involved in a high-voltage clash against Australia after winning their first game against New Zealand.

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