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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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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

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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newsswimming7 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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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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