Army sitting on top in rowing event

Published: December 18, 2011

The three-day championship features 10 teams and will see the indoor events – the machine rowing competition – take place today. PHOTO: SXC.HU

KARACHI: 

Pakistan Army clinched four gold medals in the water events at the National Men’s Rowing Championship taking place at the Khanpur Dam.

The three-day championship features 10 teams  and will see the indoor events – the machine rowing competition – take place today. Navy secured three gold medals to finish second.

“Although there are more than 28 disciplines within rowing, we held seven of them outdoors and the rowing machine event will allow all teams a fair chance to show their talent,” Pakistan Rowing Federation Secretary Rizwanul Haq told The Express Tribune.

Meanwhile, according to Haq, the women’s national championship will be held in March.

Published in The Express Tribune, December 18th, 2011.

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