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newssports4 months ago

Asian Sailing Championships 2022 | Vishnu Saravanan wins gold, Nethra Kumanan bags silver

At the Asian Sailing Championships 2022, Tokyo Olympians KC Ganapathy and Varun Thakkar won gold in men's 49ers category, giving India a total of nine medals. Ganapathy and Thakkar won gold by six points over Singapore's Koh Yi Nian and Tan Jen E, while Prince Noble and Manu Francis took bronze.
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newssports4 months ago

Asian Sailing Championships 2022 | KC Ganapathy and Varun Thakkar to lead India's charge

KC Ganapathy and Varun Thakkar will lead the Indian contingent at the Asian Sailing Championships 2022 in Abu Dhabi, which begins on Tuesday. There will be 28 other Indian sailors competing in the continental event, including Olympians Vishnu Saravanan and Nethra Kumanan as well.
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newssports7 months ago

Laser Radial Women’s World Championships 2021 | Nethra Kumanan finishes 23rd, Vaishnavi Veeravamshama 60th

Indian sailor Nethra Kumanan finished 23rd, while compatriot Vaishnavi Veeravamshama ended 60th at the Laser Radial Women’s World Championships 2021 held at the Al Mussanah Bay in Oman, on Monday. Kumanan finished with 190 net points in 11 races, with the best finish of seventh in round 7.
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newssports8 months ago

Nethra Kumanan clinches gold in Gran Canaria Sailing Championship

Ace India sailor and Tokyo Olympian Nethra Kumanan has won the gold medal in the laser radial event at the Gran Canaria Sailing Championship 2021, in Spain. She went on to win three races and finished third and fourth in the last two races to finish with a net total of 10 points.
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featuresportsa year 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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newssportsa year 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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newssportsa year ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | With so much pressure, need to be cool like MS Dhoni, asserts Vishnu Saravanan

Indian sailor Vishnu Saravanan, who recently qualified for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, feels that one has to be cool like cricketer MS Dhoni when there’s too much pressure and hope from everyone. The Indian sailor will feature in the men’s Laser Standard Class event at the Olympics, in Tokyo.
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newssportsa year ago

Tokyo Olympics qualification is just the start for me, asserts Nethra Kumanan

Indian sailor Nethra Kumanan, who became the first Indian female sailor to qualify for the 2021 Tokyo Games, feels that this is just the beginning of her journey. Apart from her, Vishnu Saravanan, KC Ganapathy and Varun Thakkar qualified for the Olympics, making it India’s largest-ever contingent.
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newssportsa year 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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newssportsa year 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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