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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 | 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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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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newsswimming10 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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newsswimming10 months ago

Indian elite swimmers to train in the UAE next month

Indian swimmers, aiming for a berth in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, will resume their training in the United Arab Emirates after a long gap owing to the pandemic situation. The swimmers have not entered the swimming pool since March 25, when the nationwide lockdown was declared by the government.
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newsswimming2 years ago

All India Inter-University Swimming under scrutiny for rigging results

All India Inter-University swimming meet at Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar, came under scrutiny after complaints emerged that the results were being rigged to suit swimmers from Punjab universities. Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju also addressed the issue and said action will be taken soon.
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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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