RFI announces India's rowing team for Asian Games

The Rowing Federation of India (RFI) has announced a 36-member squad for the upcoming Asian Games to be held in Incheon, South Korea, from September 19 to October 4.

PTI| Last Updated: Sep 12, 2014, 16:10 PM IST
RFI announces India's rowing team for Asian Games

New Delhi: The Rowing Federation of India (RFI) has announced a 36-member squad for the upcoming Asian Games to be held in Incheon, South Korea, from September 19 to October 4.

The team, which consists of well-known Indian rowers such as Sawarn Singh and Bajrang Lal Takhar, have 22 men, nine women, besides four coaches and a physio.

The team is leaving for the Games from Hyderabad on September 14 and will return on September 27.

Squad (Men):

Open Men's Single Sculls [M1X]: Sawarn Singh

Lightweight Men's Single Sculls [LM1X]: Dushyant

Lightweight Men's Double Sculls [LM2X]: Roopender Singh, Manjeet Singh

Open Men's Double Sculls [M2X]: Om Prakash, Bhokanal Dattu

Light Weight Men's Quadruple Sculls [LM4X]: Rakesh Raliya, Vikram Singh, Sonu Laxmi Naraian, Shokendar Tomar

Open Men's Coxed Eights [M8+]: Kapil Sharma, Robin P U, Ranjit Singh, Bajrang Lal Takhar, Ranjit Singh, Davinder Singh, Mohammad Azad, Maninder Singh, Sawan Kumar Kalkal, Md. Ahmed

Women:

Open Women's Coxless Pairs [W2-]: Sanjukta Dung Dung, Tarunikha Pratap

Light Weight Women's Quadruple Sculls [LW4X]: Dittymol Varghese, Kh. Monalisha Chanu, Th. Chaoba Devi, Manjula Xess

Open Women's Quadruple Sculls [W4X]: N. Lakshmi Devi, Sanjukta Dung Dung, Amanjot Kaur, Navneet Kaur

Coaches: Ismail Baig (National Coach), Jenil Krishnan (Women's coach), Amit Singh (Coach for Sweep events, Men), Babu John (Coach for Sculling events, Men), C. Chakradhar (Physio).