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LPU students win two medals at Asian Rowing Championships

LPU students win two medals at Asian Rowing Championships
November 05
14:25 2019

JASWANT SINGH GANDAM / RAMAN NEHRA
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PHAGWARA: Making India a rowing hub in Asia, two BA students of Lovely Professional University (LPU), Sawarn Singh and Sukhmeet Singh, won silver and bronze medals for India at the 19th Asian Rowing Championship held in South Korea, a varsity release said.

Bringing laurels to the country, both exhibited extraordinary rowing skills and won bronze medal in the men’s double sculls event and silver medal in men’s quadruple sculls event.

With their first victory in this championship for the country, both the LPU Rowers contributed in making India win the bid to host the next Senior Asian Rowing Championship in 2020 after a gap of 15 years.

It also emphasizing that, including the LPU students’ two medals, India finished at a prestigious frifth position, with five medals. More than 600 rowers from 21 nations competed at the championship. Based on the assessment of their extraordinary sports skills, both of the winning rowers are presently pursuing distance education program at LPU with 100 per cent scholarship, according to university policy.

Belonging to villages Dalelwala and Kishangarh Pharwahi respectively, in district Mansa of Punjab, Sawarn Singh and Sukhmeet Singh are already recipients of many honors and awards at national and international levels. Sawarn Singh is even a recipient of country’s prestigious sports honour ‘Arjuna Award’ in 2015. Both of them are now aspiring to participate in the 2020 Olympic Games.

Taking great pride in the students’ achievements, LPU Chancellor Ashok Mittal invoked them to gain more illustrious victories to bring name and fame to self, parents, institution, state and the nation. During competitions, both Sawarn and Sukhmeet got the better of challenge from their rivals in thrilling races. Their rowing skills on Tangeum Lake International Rowing Regatta, Chung Ju, South Korea, were much applauded by the onlookers.

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