Shakil Ahmed sets world record in indoor rowing

Shakil Ahmed sets world record in indoor rowing

Question: Shakil Ahmed, is associated with?
(a) Swimming
(b) Indoor rowing
(c) Judo
(d) Chess
Answer: (b)

  • Shakil Ahmed, who is Asian Cup gold medalist and noted oarsman on 13th January, 2019, has set up a world record in indoor rowing by completing one lakh meters in above-40 years category in Kolkata.
  • A FISA (International Rowing Federation) level one coach, Shakil began his record-setting indoor rowing feat in Salt Lake stadium complex at 8 am on 13th January, 2019, and achieved the milestone of covering 1,00,000 meters of simulated distance in 10 hours.
  • He also has the record of completing 50,000 meters of simulated rowing in four hours and 13 minutes which is already in the Limca Record Book.

Links:
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/sports/more-sports/others/shakil-ahmed-sets-world-record-in-indoor-rowing/articleshow/67527437.cms

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