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newsswimminga month 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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newsswimming9 months 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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featureswimming10 months 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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reportswimming2 years ago

Asian Age Group Swimming Championships | Indian quartet open with gold in men's relay

The Indian team of Srihari Nataraj, Anand Anilkumar, Sajan Prakash and Virdhawal Khade kicked off the Asian Age Group Swimming Championships with a yellow metal in the 4x100m men's freestyle relay on the opening day. The women’s team, however, managed to clinch a silver medal in the same event.
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newsswimming2 years ago

Well prepared to out-perform previous medal tally, says national swimming coach Pradeep Kumar

National swimming coach Pradeep Kumar is confident his swimmers will out-perform their previous tally of five gold, 13 silver and 22 bronze medals in this edition of the Asian Age Group Championships. Kumar believes it will be a challenging meet as the competitors will be sending their best squad.
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newsswimming2 years ago

Faulty record keeping by Swimming Federation of India creates chaos

The erratic Swimming Federation of India (SFI) records, which has categorized national records and 'Indian best performance records' separately for years now, was caught in a jiffy in Saturday during the finals of the opening session. Many swimmers and jumpers, consequently, complained about it.
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newsswimming3 years ago

Indian swimmer Sajan Prakash’s family found safe in Kerala floods

As devastating flood resulted in huge loss of lives in Kerala, swimmer Sajan Prakash, whose home is in flood-hit areas of the state, was in deep mental pain after not being able to contact his family members. However, Prakash’s family members are found safe back home now and he is a relieved man.
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newsswimming3 years ago

Asian Games 2018 | Sajan Prakash breaks 32-year-old jinx despite family going missing due to Kerala floods

Indian swimmer Sajan Prakash has broken the 32-year-old jinx by finishing fifth in the 200m butterfly final in the ongoing Asiad. However, the situation has not been the same back home for the 24-year-old as his family has been missing for the past three days because of the floodwaters in Kerala.
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