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Sanjukta conform berth for Asian Games
Sportslogon Team August 6th 2018


Bhubaneswar : Odia rower Sanjukta Dung Dung has been named in the national rowing team announced on August 3 to take part in the 18th Asian Games, which will be held from August 18 to 24 at Palembang, Indonesia. Sanjukta will participate in the women coxless pair and coxless four events.

Jagatpur SAI Centre inmates Sanjukata was bagged gold medal in the Indoor National Rowing Championship 2017, she also claimed double gold medals in the Indoor National Rowing Championship 2016. In the same year she grabbed four gold medals in the National Rowing Championship. In the 2014 Asian Games held at Incheon, South Korea she finished 5th.

The team consists of 27 men, seven women, five coaches, manager and physio, which has been cleared by IOA and the Sports Ministry’s clearance is awaited.

The team is training at the Army Rowing Node, in the College of Military Engineering, Pune under a highly qualified Foreign Coach and Indian Coaches since Jan this year. .
This news was added and updated on : August 6th 2018
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