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featureswimming3 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Meet your Olympians - Indian Swimming Team

Sajan Prakash recently created by becoming the first-ever Indian swimmer to directly qualify for the Olympics, while Srihari Nataraj also repeated a similar feat soon. Maana Patel has also made the cut by virtue of university rankings to form the three-member contingent for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.
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newsswimming3 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Swimmer Maana Patel qualifies for Games through university quota

India’s Maana Patel became the first female swimmer, and third from India, to qualify for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics in the women’s 100m backstroke event. Gaining a direct entry to the mega-event by virtue of a university quota, the 21-year joins Srihari Nataraj and Sajan Prakash in the contingent.
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newsswimming3 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Swimmers Sajan Prakash and Srihari Nataraj create history, earn direct qualification

Sajan Prakash created history by becoming the first Indian swimmer to directly qualify for the Olympics by virtue of breaching the A-qualification mark, in the 200m butterfly event. In a double delight for the contingent, Srihari Nataraj also achieved a similar feat in the 100m backstroke event.
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newsswimming3 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Top Indian swimmers to leave for Serbia next week, eye Olympic qualication

Top Indian swimmers will leave for Serbia next week to participate in the Belgrade Trophy, a FINA accredited Olympic qualifying event, which will be held on June 19 and 20. Sajan Prakash and Srihari will are aiming to attain the A-qualifying mark in the upcoming event secure berths for the Olympics.
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newsswimming4 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Indian swimmers hopeful of participation in qualifiers next month

Indian swimmers are expected to participate in a couple of tournaments in Europe next season, with them aiming to breach the Olympic A qualification mark. Six Indian swimmers, including Srihari Nataraj, have already breached the B qualification mark, but that won’t guarantee them a Tokyo berth.
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newsswimming4 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Srihari Nataraj out of action for a week owing to lockdown restrictions

Indian swimmer Srihari Nataraj, aiming for a Tokyo Olympics berth, is out of action for weeks with the second lockdown in Karnataka not permitting to open swimming pools for the time being. The Indian is yet to secure Olympic A qualification mark, falling short by a whisker last month in Tashkent.
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newsswimming5 months 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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newsswimming5 months 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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newsswimming5 months 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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newsswimming6 months 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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