London: Rower Swarn Singh bowed out of medal contention in the men's singles sculls event at the London Olympics 2012 after finishing fourth in the quarter-finals here on Tuesday.
Swarn qualified for the quarter-finals after winning the repechage round, following his fourth place finish in the heats.
But on Tuesday, Swarn finished fourth in the quarters with a timing of 7:11:59 to crash out of medal contention. The result, though, was followed by some confusion as Swarn's name figured in the line-up for semi-final C/D. But the competition format clearly states that the boats from semifinals C/D row for the 13th to 24th place.
The competition format mentioned on the official London Olympics website states the same. Here's an excerpt: ...more
06:04 PM, Jul 31, 2012