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Medal record
Competitor for  India
Rowing
Asian Games
Silver 2006 Doha Single Sculls

Bajranglal Takhar (Hindi: बजरंगलाल ताखर) (born 5 January 1981 in Sikar district, Rajasthan) is an Indian rower who won the first individual rowing silver medal for India at the 2006 Asian Games held in Doha. [1] He contested in the men's single skulls rowing event at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, but failed to reach the finals. He finished with a rank of 21.

He then went on to bag gold at the Asian Championships in Korea last year. He won the quota place by winning gold at the Asian qualifying championships in Shanghai. [1]

Takhar is a Naib Subedar in the Rajputana Rifles regiment of the Indian Army. He has won two gold medals in the single and double skull races in South Asian Games 2006.

He was awarded with Arjun Award by Govt of India.[2]

Rowing records of Takhar

  • 16/08 Men's Single Sculls Final Ranking (21st)
  • 15/08 Men's Single Sculls Final D 7:09.73 (3rd)
  • 13/08 Men's Single Sculls Semifinal - Heat 3 7:23.00 (4th)
  • 11/08 Men's Single Sculls Quarterfinal - Heat 4 7:19.01 (5th)
  • 09/08 Men's Single Sculls Preliminary Round - Heat 4 7:39.91 (3rd)

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References

  1. ^ a b http://www.zeenews.com/news461184.html
  2. ^ Dainik Navjyoti

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