Balraj Panwar Secures Paris Olympics Quota in Rowing in Men’s Single Scull Event 

Balraj Panwar secured India’s first Paris Olympics quota in rowing. He achieved this by securing third position in the men’s single scull event at the 2024 in Chungju, South Korea, on April 21, 2024.

  1. Panwar, a 25-year-old rower from the Indian Army, demonstrated remarkable performance by clocking 7 minutes and 1.27 seconds in the 2000-metre race.
  2. His performance secured the Olympic quota.
  3. In the men’s single scull category, the top five finishers earn an Olympic berth.

Q: Who secured India’s first Paris Olympics quota in rowing?

a) Balraj Panwar
b) ViSuraj Phogat
c) Rajesh Malik
d) Dinesh Hooda

Ans : a) Balraj Panwar

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