Arjun Lal and Arvind would be the solely Indian rowers on the Tokyo Video games which open on July 23 because the nation won’t take part in different Olympic qualifiers as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.
Indians Arjun Lal Jat and Arvind Singh in motion within the males’s light-weight pairs occasion on the 2021 Asia-Oceania Continental Olympic and Paralympic Qualifying Regatta in Tokyo. AFP
New Delhi: Indian rowers Arjun Lal Jat and Arvind Singh certified for the Olympic Video games in males’s light-weight pairs after inserting second within the last race of the Asia / Oceania Continental Qualifying Regatta in Tokyo on Friday.
One other Indian, Jakar Khan, completed fourth within the males’s single sculls last which presents 5 Olympic quotas, however missed the match as one nation solely secured one qualifying place for this regatta.
The highest three qualify for the Olympics within the males’s light-weight pairs occasion.
“A rustic can solely qualify on one boat on this regatta and as Arjun Lal Jat and Arvind Singh completed second in males’s gentle pairs they are going to qualify,” stated Indian Rowing Federation President Rajlaxmi. Singh Deo.
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“Jakar Khan completed fourth in males’s pairs and sadly he won’t qualify for the Olympics. Arjun Lal and Arvind Singh had been higher positioned as a result of they had been second,” she added.
Arjun Lal and Arvind would be the solely Indian rowers on the Tokyo Video games which is able to open on July 23 because the nation won’t take part within the different Olympic qualifiers as a result of COVID-19[female[feminine pandemic.
“There may be one other Olympic qualifier in Italy however we aren’t sending anybody as a result of COVID-19[female[feminine scenario. In order that can be our solely participation within the Olympics, ”Deo stated, referring to the second wave of homicide within the nation which has led a number of nations to ban flights from India.
A 14-member Indian crew participated within the occasion held on the Sea Forest Waterway on Tokyo Bay.