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newsswimming5 months ago

Sports Ministry provides financial assistance to five Indian swimmers

The Sports Ministry has decided to extend financial help to five Indian swimmers, which include the likes of Sajan Prakash and Srihari Nataraj, under the Target Olympic Podium (TOPS) and ACTC schemes. The assistance is intended to help the swimmers prepare well for the upcoming competitions.
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newsswimming8 months ago

Swimming World Championship | Indian swimmers break national records, fail to progress to next rounds

Swimmers Kushagra Rawat, Sajan Prakash and Srihari Nataraj created new national records at Short Course World Championship in Abu Dhabi, on Thursday. All the three swimmers bettered their own national marks by cutting close to a second each in their respective categories at the championship.  
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newsswimming10 months ago

National Senior Aquatics Championship set to start from October 26

The National Senior Aquatics Championship will begin on October 26, with close to 1500 participants from 32 states taking part in the competition. A junior and sub-junior championship will also take place, which will serve as the trial for training camp with the South African team.
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featureswimminga year 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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newsswimminga year 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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newsswimminga year 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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newsswimminga year 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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newsswimminga year 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 year 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 years 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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