Who: Navneet Kaur, Santosh Kadale
Where: Hussainsagar Lake, Hyderabad
What: Won gold medals in Senior National Rowing Championship
When: 28 January 2016
Punjab’s Navneet Kaur on 28 January 2016 won two gold medals in the 34th Senior National Rowing Championship at Hussainsagar Lake, Hyderabad. It was her maiden gold at the country’s highest level in the senior category.
Kaur took 8:26.83 seconds to take the first place in the 2000mts Open Single Scull. Later, Navneet and Harpreet Kaur won the women’s doubles sculls timing 7:42.94 seconds.
In the men single scull, Nasik’s Santosh Kadale won his maiden national gold.
Host Telangana men team had to be contended with a silver in the Open Men’s Coxless while K Tejeshwar Reddy bagged a bronze medal for Andhra Pradesh in single scull.