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Rio Olympics 2016 Live Updates: Dattu Bhokanal Knocked Out

Indian rower Dattu Bhokanal finishes fourth in men’s single sculls event in quarterfinal 4. Fails to reach the semis of the event.

Dattu is still at fourth place after 1500 metres. Bhokanal is at third place after 500metres.

Dattu Bhokanal finished 15th in the Men’s Sculls quarter-final as the Top 12 qualified for the semi-finals. So near yet so far.

Dattu has finished fourth in his quarter-final with a timing of 6:59.89. Dattu Bhokanal crashes out of Rio Olympics 2016 after finishing fourth in his race.

Croatia’s Damir Martin, the London Olympics silver medallist, won the quarterfinal with a far superior timing of 6:44.44, ahead of second-placed Alan Campbell (6:49.41).

Armyman Bhokanal, whose ailing mother is an Intensive Care Unit of a hospital in India, had clocked 7:21.67s in the Heats.

He commenced strongly and was second going past the 500 metre mark but then gradually slowed down to lose his chance of advancing.

Bhokanal, the lone rower in fray from India, will now have to fight for the minor placing.

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