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newsswimming11 days ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Confident of attaining Olympic A-cut in the next race, states Srihari Nataraj

Indian swimmer Srihari Nataraj is confident of attaining the Olympic A qualification mark soon and secure a quota for the mega-event in Tokyo, which begins on July 23. The swimmer recently scripted national records at the Uzbekistan Open but failed to breach the A cut, falling short by 0.22 seconds.
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newsswimminga month ago

Srihari Nataraj scripts national record and claims gold medal at Uzbekistan Open

Indian swimmer Srihari Nataraj scripts National Record in the men’s 50m backstroke event during his Gold medal win at the ongoing Uzbekistan Open Swimming Championship, in Tashkent. Sajan Prakash, who competed in four categories, won top-hours in each but still failed to breach to ‘A’ mark.
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newsswimminga month ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | This the best shape I've ever been in, claims Srihari Nataraj

Indian swimmer Srihari Nataraj feels that he is currently in the best shape in his entire career, ahead of the Uzbekistan Open swimming championships this week. Till now, no Indian swimmers have qualified for the 2021 Tokyo Games, with Nataraj aiming to secure a Tokyo berth on Thursday.
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newsswimminga month ago

No positive case in swimming so far yet pools are shut down, complains Nihar Ameen

Indian national swimming coach Nihaar Ameen is distraught with the fact that swimming pools have been shut down for athletes in Bengaluru, in spite of having no positive cases from the pool. Nine swimmers are set to participate in the upcoming Uzbekistan Open Championships that begins on April 12.
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newsswimming2 months ago

Indian swimmers need to compete in more events to improve, claims Shikha Tandon

Former Olympian Shikha Tandon feels that Indian swimmers are not getting enough competition time in a calendar year, which acts as a hindrance to their development. No Indian swimmers have breached the Olympic qualification ‘A’ mark for the Tokyo Games, which is months away from kick-off.
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newsswimming3 months ago

Expecting multiple 'A' cuts in swimming by 2024 Olympics, claims Genadijus Sokolovas

Sports science expert Genadijus Sokolovas expects multiple swimmers to make the ‘A’ mark by the next edition of the Olympics, to be taken place in 2024. A total of 45 swimmers including 23 from the national camp were involved in a six-day camp in Bengaluru, overseen by Sokolovas.
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newsswimming3 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Indian swimmers have so much room to be faster, claims Genadijus Sokolovas

Renowned physiologist and sports science expert Genadijus Sokolovas feels that Indian swimmers have much more room to be faster inside the pool. The expert, who is currently in Bengaluru, at the invitation of the Swimming Federation of India, previously worked with legends like Michael Phelps.
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newsswimming7 months ago

Swimming pools to open for athletes in India from October 15

Swimming pools which were closed from the day the lockdown was imposed in India is finally set for a comeback as per the latest Unlock 5.0 guidelines issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs. The Sports Authority of India (SAI) had previously organised a national camp in Dubai for Indian swimmers.
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newsswimming8 months ago

Will start training whenever pools open in India, asserts Virdhawal Khade

Virdhawal Khade has clearly stated that he will start training once pools are open in India, following his pullout from the national camp which is now underway in Dubai. Swimming pools have been shut down in India since March 25 - the day when the government imposed lockdown owing to the pandemic.
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newsswimming9 months ago

Virdhawal Khade to skip national swimming owing to personal reasons

Indian swimmer Virdhawal Khade has pulled out of the two-month national training camp to be held in Dubai, citing personal reasons. The swimmer, along with Srihari Nataraj, Sajan Prakash, and Khushagra Rawat was supposed to be part of the camp along with national coach A.C Jayarajan.
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