Tokyo Olympics: Rowers Jat-Arvind help India attain best-ever Olympic result in lightweight double sculls
Although India has failed to attain a medal in rowing at the Tokyo Olympics, it has come up with its best-ever result. Arjun Lal Jat and Arvind Singh have helped India finish 11th in the men's lightweight double sculls.
An Olympic medal still eludes the Indians in rowing. However, on Thursday, the pair of Arjun Lal Jat and Arvind Singh helped India produce its best-ever finish in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, finishing 11th in the men's lightweight double sculls.
In the Final B, the Indians clocked 6:29.66, finishing fifth, while they finished 11th overall. The gold, silver and bronze were won by Ireland, Germany and Italy, respectively, following the Final A race.
The duo had failed to make it to the medal round on Wednesday, finishing sixth and last in the second semis, clocking 6:24.41. The top three pairs in each semis qualified for the medal round.
Reaching the semis itself was India's best-ever Olympic performance in the same. While Arvind is the stroker, Jat handles the duties of the bower, as the pair had finished fifth in the heats on Saturday.
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