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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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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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newsswimminga year 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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featureswimminga year ago

Neglecting swimming has reached an excruciating level in India

'Might have to consider retiring from swimming. No news or communication of any sort for being able to start swimming again. Wish swimming was treated the same as other sports in India' - Virdhawal Khare.
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newsswimming2 years ago

You’ve got to earn everything, even motivation, says Sajan Prakash

Ace Indian swimmer Sajan Prakash, who had previously been to the Rio Olympics and is well acquainted with the magnanimity of what’s at stake, has stated that even motivation needs earning from repeated failures. His compatriot Virdhawal Khade also opened up about his daily training regime.
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newsswimming2 years ago

Asian Age Group Swimming Championships | Srihari Nataraj, Sajan Prakash, Kushagra Rawat secure gold

Srihari Nataraj, Sajan Prakash, and Kushagra Rawat have added more gold to India’s tally at the 10th Asian Age Grop Swimming Chamiopnship in Bengaluru on Thursday. India finished another lucrative day with four golds, four silvers, and four bronzes to take its overall tally to 40.
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