newsswimming4 months ago

Airlines staff misbehaves with Olympian Srihari Nataraj, charge extra money for medals

Olympian Srihari Nataraj of Karnataka finished his swimming tournament at the National Games in a blaze of glory, winning the men's 100m freestyle final at the Sardar Patel Aquatics Complex to earn his sixth gold medal. He won in a new National Games record time of 50.41 seconds.
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newsswimming4 months ago

National Games 2022 | Virdhawal Khade hints at return, wants to qualify for Asian Games

Even though there was no national record broken in the pool events at the ongoing National Games, veteran swimmer Virdhawal Khade is mighty impressed with the standards of swimming. Though the Indian has been out of action for some time now, he hinted that he will be preparing for Asian Games.
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featureswimming5 months ago

Senior pro among youngsters, swimmer Advait Page seeks constant improvement

It's a shame that at a time when our athletes across sports are starting to compete with the best in the world, swimming remains our Achilles Heel. In a sport that is dominated by the Japanese at the Asian level and the Australians at the CWG level, we don't many takers for swimming.
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newsswimming5 months ago

Young swimmer Apeksha Fernandez sets her eyes on the Asian Games medal next year

After qualifying for the 200m Butterfly summit event, Fernandes became the first Indian female to reach the World Junior finals recently. Despite the fact that she was unsuccessful in earning a medal this time, she believes this can serve as a model for female swimmers in the future.
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newsswimming5 months ago

Apeksha Fernandes becomes first to Indian to reach finals at FINA World Junior Swimming Championships 2022

The finals of the World Junior Swimming Championships will include Apeksha Fernandes of India as she made it to the last eight of women's 200m butterfly. Srihari Nataraj, who placed sixth in 50-meter backstroke event at the 2019 World Juniors, is the only other Indian to have advanced to the finals.
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newsswimming5 months ago

FINA World Junior Swimming Championships 2022 | Schedule, when and where to watch

The eighth FINA World Junior Swimming Championships will begin on August 30 and will conclude on September 4. Although India hasn't won a medal in the World Juniors as yet, there is a glimmer of optimism because of the participation of several really talented young athletes this time around.
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newsswimming6 months ago

Srihari Nataraj makes final of men's 100m backstroke event at the Commonwealth Games 2022

In a major result for swimming fans in India, Srihari Nataraj qualified for the finals of the men's 100m backstroke event at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham on Friday. Nataraj first finished fourth in his semis, clocking a time of 54.55s, and then made the cut as the seventh finalist.
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newsswimming7 months ago

Singapore National Swimming Championships | Tokyo Olympians Srihari Nataraj and Maana Patel among medals

India bagged five medals on the first day of the Singapore National Swimming Championships on Thursday, led by Srihari Nataraj and Maana Patel, who each took first place and silver. Aneesh Gowda won the 800m freestyle, while the young Mihir Ambre won the 50-meter butterfly competition.
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newsswimming8 months ago

Maana Patel breaks national record in women's 100m backstroke event

Tokyo Olympian Maana Patel was at her sensational best as she broke the national record in women's 100m backstroke with an effort of 1:03:69s at the Canet leg of the Mare Nostrum swimming tour 2022. But despite her effort, Patel missed out on the podium narrowly and finished fifth.
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newsswimming10 months ago

Danish Open 2022 | Vedaant Madhavan wins gold in men's freestyle 800m

On Sunday, Vedaant Madhavan earned gold in the men's 800m freestyle event in the ongoing Danish Open 2022 swimming competition in Copenhagen. Vedaant ran a personal best time of 8:17.28, which was 11.48 seconds faster than his previous best and 0.10 seconds faster than silver medalist Alexander.
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