Dattu Baban Bhokanal qualifies for the C finals with an excellent run in rowing

Dattu Baban Bhokanal in action during the match in Rio
IANS|12-Aug-2016 22:26

Dattu Baban Bhokanal participated in the single sculls C/D semifinal event. He was just the 9th rower from India to take part in the rowing event. Bhokanal started from the row three.

Bhokanal started extremely well and kept up a good lead, At the end of the 500m mark, Bhokanal led by 2.50 seconds! Indian rower’s great run continued till the 1000 m mark, at this point of time Bhokanal led the race by 3.39 seconds. In the last 500m of race, Kelmelis started to increase his face and in the last few meters he just got ahead of Bhokanal.

Another rower from Hungary, Molnar did spectacularly well to move ahead of Bhokanal. The Indian rower ultimately finished on the third spot and qualified for the C finals. Excellent job by Bhokanal, Indians felt proud of his excellent run.

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