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newssports2 months ago

49er World Championships: Indian pair of Varun Thakkar and KC Ganapathy finish 21st

Varun Thakkar and KC Ganapathy finished in 21st place at 49er class at the 49er and 49erFX World championship 2021 in Oman on Sunday. The sailing team, who also participated at the Tokyo Olympics -- finished 13th in the 16th and final series race of the ‘gold fleet’, only to end at 21st position.
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newssports2 months ago

49er World Championship: Varun Thakkar and KC Ganapathy climb to 22nd position

The Indian team of sailors Varun Thakkar and KC Ganapathy moved up to the 22nd position after the first three final races in the 49er class at the 49er and 49erFX world championships 2021 in Oman on Friday. The Asian champions were drawn in the golden fleet, which comprises the top-25 teams.
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newssports2 months ago

49er World Championship: Varun Thakkar and KC Ganapathy slip to 22nd spot

The Indian team of Varun Thakkar and KC Ganapathy, who recently became the Asian champions, slipped to the 22nd position at the 49er and 49erFX World Championship 2021 in Oman on Wednesday. The other team of Prince Noble and Manu Francis stood in 31st position with a net total of 64.
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newssports2 months ago

Asian sailing championship: Varun Thakkar and KC Ganapathy win gold medal

Indian sailors and Tokyo Olympians Varun Thakkar and KC Ganapathy have won the gold medal at the 2021 Asian 49er Sailing Championships in Mussanah, Oman. The team of Prince Noble and Manu Francis finished 28th overall and fifth in Asia while Anand Thakur and Satyam Rangad finished 29th overall.
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featuresports7 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Meet your Olympians - Indian Sailing Team

As many as four Indian sailors have qualified for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, the strongest ever contingent at the Games. Even though medal expectations are far-fetched in each of the three events India is set to feature in, the sailors are leaving no stones unturned to put up a spirited show.
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newssports8 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | All Indian sailors to train in Europe ahead of Games

As planned, all four Tokyo-bound sailors from India will train in Europe ahead of the Olympics, with the Sports Ministry’s Mission Olympic Cell approving the proposal on Friday. The cost of International training for the Indian sailing contingent for the Olympics has been estimated at Rs 73.14 lakh.
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newssports9 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Sailors Varun Thakkar, KC Ganapathy wishes to train under Australian coach Ian Stuart Warren

The duo of Varun Thakkar and KC Ganapathy which recently qualified for the Men’s 49er event at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, wishes to continue their training under Australian coach Ian Stuart Warren. They are set to train in Portugal as part of their preparations for the mega-event that begins in July.
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newssports9 months ago

Nethra Kumanan will perform well at the 2024 Paris Olympics, claims Tamas Eszes

Nethra Kumanan’s coach Tamas Eszes feels that the sailor will perform well at the 2024 Paris Olympics, given the fact athletes in the discipline take a minimum of two appearances to do well. With four sailors qualified for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, this is India’s strongest contingent at the Games.
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newssports9 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Feels great to be part of history, admits Vishnu Saravanan

Indian sailor Vishnu Saravanan, who recently qualified for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, admitted that it was great to be a part of history, having been among the 13 athletes ever to qualify from the nation. Nethra Kumanan, K.C.Ganapathy, and Varun Thakkar also qualified for the 2021 Tokyo Games.
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newssports9 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Indian sailors book three berths at the Games

Nethra Kumanan qualified for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, thus becoming the first-ever Indian women’s sailor to acheive the feat. On other hand, Vishnu Saravanan also booked a berth for the mega-event, along with Varun Thakkar and KC Ganapathy, making this the best ever Indian contingent at the Games.
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