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Name MANJEET Singh
NOC IND - India India Date of Birth 10 OCT 1988
Residence Gender Male
Height 178 cm Weight 70 kg
Discipline Rowing

Rowing

Result
Event Date Time Heat Rank Result
Lightweight Men's Double Sculls 24 SEP 2014 11:30 Final A 4 7:14.76
20 SEP 2014 10:40 Heat 1 2 6:44.51

Competition Highlights

RankEventYearLocationResult
Asian Games
2Lightweight Four2010Guangzhou, CHN6:13.32
2Eight2010Guangzhou, CHN5:49.50
Olympic Games
18Lightweight Double Sculls2008Beijing, CHN6:44.48
19Lightweight Double Sculls2012London, GBR7:08.39
World Championships
18Lightweight Double Sculls2009Poznan, POL7:21.23
21Lightweight Four2011Bled, SLO6:21.60
25Lightweight Four2007Munich, GER6:27.91
Asian Championships
2Lightweight Four2011Hwacheon, KOR6:17.01
2Eight2011Hwacheon, KOR5:50.91
2Eight2007Chungju, KOR6:01.56
3Quadruple Sculls2009Yi-Lan, TPE6:05.97
4Quadruple Sculls2013Lu'an, CHN6:01.03

Detailed Information

Biography
Hobbies Playing hockey and cricket, listening to music and watching TV. (rowingone.com, 12 Aug 2012)
Occupation Athlete, Public Servant
Higher education Punjab University, Chandigarh, IND
Languages Spoken English, Hindi, Punjabi
Club Lake Club Chandigarh, India
Coach Ismail Baig [national] (IND) (ibnlive.in.com, 10 Sep 2014)
Additional Information Start of sporting career
He started rowing in 2004 at the Sukhna Lake in Chandigarh, India. (indiatimes.com, 05 Aug 2012; rowingone.com, 12 Aug 2012)

Most memorable sporting achievement
Qualifying for consecutive Olympic Games in 2008 and 2012. (intoday.in, 29 Jul 2012; indiatimes.com, 05 Aug 2012)

General
CHANDIGARH TO HYDERABAD
In 2008 he left his home town of Chandigarh to move to Hyderabad because of better training facilities. He had trained in Chandigarh since 2004, but became frustrated that the local administration didn't invest in better facilities for its athletes. "After the 2008 Olympics, I got an offer from the Indian Army to join them at Hyderabad. They promised me good training and infrastructure, so I decided to move." (indianexpress.com, 19 Nov 2010)

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