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The women’s coxless four teams and 8-mem team from India are both on track to win medals at the 2023 Asia Cup in Hangzhou, China. The lightweight men’s double sculls team of Arjun Lal Jat and Arvind Singh also displayed grit by placing second in the heats with a time of 6:27.45. With times of 6:27.01, Satnam Singh and Parminder Singh also placed second in their respective heats. By doing so, they both earn spots in the repechage round where they will contend for Final A spots. The women’s rowing squad, meanwhile, got off to a strong start.
The Indian Lightweight Women’s Double Sculls team of Kiran and Anshika Bharti finished fourth in their heat with a time of 7:27.57. They will now participate in the repechage round to advance to the final. India’s Babu Lal Yadav and Lekh Ram placed third in the men’s doubles coxless with a time of 6:42.59. P B Aswathi, Mrunmayee Salgaonkar, Priya Devi Thangjam, and Rukmani, the Indian women’s Fours team, warmed up for the final by placing sixth in the preliminary race in 7:09.07. The medal race would include all six teams.
In the men’s eight preliminary race, the team of Neeraj, Naresh Kalwaniya, Neetish Kumar, Charanjeet Singh, Jaswinder Singh, Bheem Singh, Punit Kumar, Ashish, and Dhananjay Pande (Cox) came in second with a time of 5:38.65. The last race will feature all six teams. In the men’s pair preliminary race, Babulal Yadav and Lekh Ram came in third with a time of 6:42.59. The final race will feature all six couples.