Olympics 2012: Sandeep Kumar, Manjeet Singh finish second last

Updated: Aug 04, 2012, 16:47 PM IST

London: India`s campaign in the rowing event of the London Olympics came to a dismal end with
the duo of Sandeep Kumar and Manjeet Singh finishing second last in the Men`s Double sculls event at the Eton Dorney Rowing centre on saturday.

They avoided getting the wooden spoon by defeating the Egyptian team of Mohamed Nofel and Omar Emira with a timing of 7:08.39 secs.

Earlier, Swarn Singh Virk ended his campaign at the 16th place after finishing fourth in a minor placings race in the men`s single sculls event.

Swarn clocked 7:29.66secs in the six-rower 13th to 18th position race.