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Sandeep-Manjeet duo finishes 19th in sculls

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First published: August 4, 2012, 5:28 PM IST | Updated: August 4, 2012
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Sandeep-Manjeet duo finishes 19th in sculls
The rowers avoided the wooden spoon by defeating the Egyptian team of Mohamed Nofel and Omar Emira.

London: India's campaign in the rowing event of the London Olympics came to a dismal end with the duo of Sandeep Kumar and Manjeet Singh finishing second last in the Men's Double sculls event at the Eton Dorney Rowing centre here on Saturday.

They avoided getting the wooden spoon by defeating the Egyptian team of Mohamed Nofel and Omar Emira with a timing of 7:08.39.

Earlier, Swarn Singh Virk ended his campaign at the 16th place after finishing fourth in a minor placings race in the Men's Singles Sculls event.

Swarn clocked 7:29.66 in the six-rower 13th to 18th position race.

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