Asian Games 2018

Asian Games (rowing) - India wins gold medal in m4x event

Asian Games (rowing) - India wins gold medal in m4x event

Indian rower Dushant raises the speed while competing in the men's lightweight single qualifying round at the Asian Games 2018 at Jakabaring Sport City, Palembang, South Sumatra, on Monday (Aug 20, 2018). (ANTARA FOTO/ INASGOC/ Wahyu Putro A)

Palembang, S Sumatra, (ANTARA News) - The rowing team from India clinched a gold medal in the men`s quadruple sculls (M4X) event on Friday.

Sawarn Singh, Bhokanal, Om Prakash, and Singh B won the gold medal after beating the host team and the team from Thailand in 6:17.13 minutes.

With this result, the Indonesian team comprising Kusmana, Rudiana, Sulpianto, and Memo M had to be content with a silver medal after they finished the race in 6:20.58 minutes.

Thailand`s team constituting Amunamang, Phromphoem M, Nampratueng P, and Saensuk J was awarded a bronze medal after they completed the race in 6:22.41 minutes.

On the other hand, the Japanese team won a gold medal in the lightweight men`s double sculls event, overpowering Korea and India, recording their best time of 7:01.70 minutes.

During the event, the Indonesian team of Mardiana R and Yanto M finished fourth, clocking 7:07.20 minutes.

The silver medal in the event went to Kim B and Lee M from Korea, who finished the race in 7:03.22 minutes, while the bronze medal was awarded to Kumar R and Bhagwan Singh from India after completing the race in 7:04.61 minutes.

Reporting by Yudi Abdullah
Editing by Yoseph Haryadi