Palembang, August 24: India bagged their second bronze medal in rowing through Rohit Kumar and Bhagwan Singh with a third-place finish in lightweight double sculls at the Asian Games 2018 in Palembang on Friday (August 24).
Indian rowers Rohit and Bhagwan clocked 7:04.61 to win bronze in their event at the JSC Lake. Japan's Miyaura Masayuki and Takeda Masahiro won the gold with a timing of 7:01.70 while Koreans Kim Byunghoon and Lee Minhyuk (7:03.22) bagged silver.
BRONZE for Bhagwan-Rohit!— SAIMedia (@Media_SAI) August 24, 2018
Many congratulations to our men’s lightweight doubles sculls team of Bhagwan Singh & Rohit Kumar for securing a🥉with a timing of 7:04:61.
This is #India’s 2nd #Rowing medal in this #AsianGames2018. #IndiaAtAsianGames #TeamIndia #KheloIndia #SAI🇮🇳 pic.twitter.com/Q2N4e17pcj
Dushyant, who was declared the best rower in the 2013 National Championships, finished third on the podium with a timing of 7.18.76 as India enjoyed a good beginning on the sixth day of competition.
BRONZE for Dushyant!— SAIMedia (@Media_SAI) August 24, 2018
Many congratulations to our rower Dushyant for securing a🥉in the Men’s Lightweight Singles Sculls event with a timing of 7:18:76 at #AsianGames2018.
This is Dushyant’s 2nd #AsianGames medal.🇮🇳#AsianGames2018 #Rowing #IndiaAtAsianGames #KheloIndia #SAI pic.twitter.com/Zxp7HgkUr0
This was India's 20th medals at the ongoing Games and 12th bronze. The country has also won four gold and as many silver medals.