The ardent Punjab Rowers show cased another stellar performance and bagged overall trophy in the 34th National Rowing Championship held at Hyderabad. Punjabhas won two gold, two silver and one bronze medals in 500 mtr and 2000 mtr Rowing Championships.With 22 states and more than 400 participants taking to the waters, India watched the champions fight it out for a coveted place in the national side.
Providing details the President of Punjab Rowing Association, Mr. Adaish Pratap Singh said that the performance of the Punjab rowers was splendid. Navneet Kaur in Women’s Single Scull Final won a gold medal and another Gold Medal was one by Harpreet Kaur and Navneet Kaur in Women’s Double Scull Final. Gurmeet Singh and Ranjeet Singh in Light Weight Men’s Double Scull Final Championship won a Silver Medal. Mandeep Kaur, Monika, Beant Kaur won another Silver Medal and Avantika in Women’s Four Final. In under 21 Men’s Double Scull Final, Kulwant Singh and Sukhvinder Singh won Bronze Medal.
Telangana Rowing Association hosted the event at the Hussain Sagar International Rowing Course. Rowing Federation of India organizes the annual event. Rowing Federation of India is the central body for the game of rowing in India. It is affiliated with the Indian Olympic Association and Federation Internationale des Societes D’ Aviron.
President of Rowing Federation of India Rajlaxmi Singh Deo, Coach national rowing coach Ismail Baig and DSDO of DSA Hyderabad A Aleem Khan were present on the occasion.