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Olympics Rowing : Indian rowers Sandeep-Manjeet in repechage

London: Indian rowers Sandeep Kumar and Manjeet Singh finished fourth in the first heat of the men`s lightweight double scull at the Eton Dorney but qualified for the repechage round in the Olympics here Sunday.

The Indian pair finished 6:56.60 at the Eton Dorney and will have another chance through the repechage to qualify for the knock-out round.

Another Indian rower, Sawarn Singh Virk, made the best of the repechage to enter the men`s single sculls quarterfinals after clocking 7:00.49 to finish first amongst five contestants.

The Indian was 3.42 seconds faster than the second-placed South Korean Dongyong Kim, who also entered the quarterfinals.

IANS

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