Rakesh, Rishitha corner glory in Indoor Rowing Championship

By Author  |  Sports Bureau  |  Published: 15th Aug 2019  11:02 pm
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Winners of the championship with Rajalakshmi Singh, president, Rowing Federation of India.

Hyderabad: Rakesh Verma from Medchal emerged champion in the men’s category of the first State Indoor Rowing Championship held at Telangana State Water Sports Centre, Hussain Sagar Lake on Thursday.

In the women’s category, it was C Rishitha from Hyderabad who bagged the championship while S Shravya won the second place.

Winners: Men: 1. Rakesh Verma: 06:50.1, 2. Parveen, 3. Suresh Chandra Reddy; Lt men: 1. Adharsh P: 06:52.4, 2. Vickky, 3. Rahul Kumar; Jr men: 1. B Balakrishna: 07:13.9, 2. D Bhanu Kumar, 3. Ananth Kumar; Sub-junior boys (U-15): 1. K Saiganesh: 03:33.4, 2. B Ajay, D Chiranjeevi, 3. B Rajesh ; U-13: 1. N Hemanth: 01:41.2, 2. E
Ramakrishna, 3. K Gyaneshwar; Senior (35 plus): 1. Sai Kumar: 02.02.4, 2. G Thomas, 3. Chakradhar; 45 plus: 1. K Shiv Kishore: 01.56.3, 2. K Venkat Rao, 3. Bhaskaran.

Lt women: 1. C Rishitha: 09:47.8, 2. S Shravya; Jr women: 1. K Bharathi; 08:45.3, 2. K Keerthiram, 3. M Bhavya; Sub-junior girls (U-15): 1. B Hemalatha: 03:57.5, 2. K Udaya Bhanu, 3. K Poornikha; U-13: 1. K Nandini: 02.01.7, 2. K Anuradha, 3. B Neha.

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