Indian rower Sawarn Singh and the pair of Manjeet Singh and Sandeep Kumar on Tuesday were out of medal contention and now will be looking to have a respectable finish in the semifinals of the 2012 London Games rowing competition at Eaton Dorney.

Sawarn qualified for the semifinal ‘C’ of the men’s single sculls where the rowers will be vying for a place between 13th to 18th. Sawarn finished fourth in the third quarterfinal with a timing of 7:11.59.

He was second after the 500m mark but slowly ran out of steam.

Manjeet and Sandeep Kumar booked their place in semifinal ‘D’ of the lightweight double sculls and will be looking for a finish between 19th and 24th.

The Indian duo qualified via a second repechage where they finished sixth with a timing of 6:54.20.


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