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It’s raining gold, India clinches another gold in ‘rowing’

It seems that Indians are having a great time ongoing Asian Games 2018 at Jakarta. They are proving themselves as the best contenders in almost every competition with almost everyone battling it out to win medals. Every time, we come across the news saying India wins yet another gold. This is just enough to say that the nation’s sporting future is in great hands.

In recent news, India bagged another gold in ‘rowing’ at the Asia 2018. In what was a spectacular start to the Day 6 of the competition at the 18th Asian Games in Palembang, Indian rowers proved that they are worth the weight in gold as they bagged a gold and 2 bronze medals.

Credits: PTI

It was a forgettable experience on the fifth day of the ongoing Asian Games 2018 where the Indians missed out on four medals as they lacked the killer instinct in rowing. The team highlighting the likes of Sawarn Singh, Dattu Bhokanal, Om Prakash and Sukhmeet Singh came through with flying colours as they clocked 6:17.13 to win the gold medal in men’s quadruple sculls.

Indians were so good in their approach that they were well ahead of the hosts Indonesia that clocked (6:20.58). Thailand follows next on the list as they clocked (6:22.41) in the quadruple sculls. Before managing to clinch the top prize, India won two bronze medals in rowing.

Credits to Rohit Kumar and Bhagwan Singh for displaying a great deal of energy in the lightweight double sculls after Dushyant sparked off the day with a clinical third-place finish in lightweight single sculls.

Written by Chaithanya G

Hailing from Chennai, Chaithanya G is the Managing Director of TheYouth. He has dedicated his whole life to reading and writing.

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