Services Sports Control Board team of Rajesh Kumar, Munesh Kumar, Anil Kumar and Ranjeet Singh clocked 6:29.58 sec to clinch honours in the men's coxless four race of the Open National rowing championship at Hussain Sagar Lake here on Friday.
In the women's section, 2010 Asiad bronze medallist Pratima Puhana and Sanjukta Dung Dung of Orissa won the gold in the women's coxless pairs event clocking 8:52.37 sec.
The results (finals): Men: Coxless four: 1. SSCB (Rajesh Kumar, Munesh Kumar, Anil Kumar & Ranjit Singh) 6:29.58, 2. CERA (S. Sanil, Vikal Sarve, P. Lava Kumar, Naveen Kumar) 6:33.39, 3. Karnataka (Suresh, Satish Patil, E. R. Sajan, Sundaramurthi) 6:37.16. Coxless pair: 1. Kapil Sharma & Davinder Singh (Services) 7:26.80, 2. Maninder Singh & Md. Azad (CERA), 3. Pandurang & Bhimaiah (Kar). Single scull: 1. Shrikant Singh (CERA) 8:07.75, 2. Satyawan (Services), 3. Gayarshi Lal (AIPSCB). Lt wt. double scull: 1. Sarfraz Ahmed & Vikram Singh (Ser) 8:30.85, 2. Jagdev Singh & Ganesh Pachore (CERA), 3. Anil Kumar & Karambir Singh (Dli). Coxed eight: 1. Services (Rajesh Kumar, Mangal Singh, Vinod Kumar, Surender Singh, Kapil Sharma, Davinder Singh, Anil Kumar, Ranjit Singh, Avinash Nbodhale) 6:24.53, 2. CERA (Avhad Singh, Vikal Sarve, Avatar Singh, Naveen Kumar, Maninder Singh, Md. Azad, P. Lava Kumar, P. U. Robin and D. Pandey), 3. Andhra Pradesh (Lokesh Kumar, Pravin Limbaji, C. Harinath Reddy, Rahul Kumar, Davinder Singh, J. Prakash, Rohit Kumar Swain, Daleep Singh Shekawat, Md. Ahmed).
Women: Single scull: 1. N. Laxmi Devi (Mnp) 8:41.56, 2. Monalisa Chanu (UP), 3. Thara Kurien (Ker). Coxless pairs: 1. Pratima Puhana & Sanjukta Dung Dung (Ori) 8:52.37, 2. Nitya Joseph & Anjali Raj (Ker), 3. S. Zingraphy & Kh. Debala Devi (Mnp). Double scull: 1. Ch. Priya Devi & Th. Chaoba Devi (Mnp) 8:25.61, 2. Thara Kurian & Dittymol Varghese (Ker), 3. M. Amusana Devi & Manjula Xess (Ori). Coxless four: 1.Orissa (Sanjukta Dung Dung, Mamata Jena, Ashmita Kujur & Alma Lakra) 8:42.15, 2. Kerala (K. S. Shanimol, Tinu Chacko, M. T. Nimmy, Chippy Kurian), 3. Manipur (S. Zingraphy, Malika Shahani, L. Nanaobi Devi & Kh. Debala Devi).
Keywords: rowing championship