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Hangzhou: Indian rowers made an even bigger splash at the Asian Games on Thursday by making it into three more finals, bringing their total to eight.
The Indian team of Satnam Singh, Parminder Singh, Jakar Khan, and Sukhmeet Singh achieved a time of 6:09.94 seconds to qualify for the men's quadruple sculls final.
In the men's lightweight double sculls category, the Indian pair Arjun Lal Jat and Arvind Singh reached the finals with a timing of 6:55.78 seconds, PTI reported.
India made their third final in the day in the men's double sculls, where Satnam Singh and Parminder Singh won the repechage with a timing of 6:48.06 seconds.
The only event where the Indian contingent failed to qualify for the final was the Women's lightweight double sculls where Kiran and Anshika Bharti finished fourth with a timing of 8:01.80 and will compete for the 6–12th position in their next match.
India on Wednesday made the finals of coxed eight, coxless pair, coxless four in men's section, and coxless four, coxed eight in women's.
India also remained in the hunt in the men's single scull where Balraj Panwar made the semi-final and he will fight for a place in the final on Friday.