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newsswimming4 days 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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newsswimming18 days 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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newsswimminga month 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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newsswimminga month 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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newsswimming2 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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newsswimming2 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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newsswimming2 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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newsswimming3 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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newsswimming4 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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newsswimming4 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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