Advait sets record in 800m freesytle

Sports Reporter
Tuesday, 26 June 2018

Pune: Advait Page continued his good run in the Junior and Sub Junior National Aquatic Championship by winning gold in the 800 metre Freestyle in Boys Group I at Balewadi Sports Complex on Monday.
The swimmer from Madhya Pradesh, Advait bettered  his own record by completeing 800m in 8:16.27. Four days earlier, Advait had swum 800 meters in 8:10.22 in Singapore.

Silver went to Delhi’s Sanskar Tokas with the timings of 8:36.58 while Karnataka swimmer CJ Sanjay settled for bronze medal with the timing of 8:40.30.

Pune: Advait Page continued his good run in the Junior and Sub Junior National Aquatic Championship by winning gold in the 800 metre Freestyle in Boys Group I at Balewadi Sports Complex on Monday.
The swimmer from Madhya Pradesh, Advait bettered  his own record by completeing 800m in 8:16.27. Four days earlier, Advait had swum 800 meters in 8:10.22 in Singapore.

Silver went to Delhi’s Sanskar Tokas with the timings of 8:36.58 while Karnataka swimmer CJ Sanjay settled for bronze medal with the timing of 8:40.30.

Earlier in the day,  Rachana SR Rao continued her fine form to break the national record in the 100m breaststroke in the Girls Group II by clocking 01:16.44. 

Vedika Amin of SFI also won silver with a better meet record of 01:16.65 while Kareena Shankta of SFI won bronze with a time of 01:17.37 Incidentally all the top 3 swimmers broke the National record in the morning session.

Vissesh Parameshwar Sharma of Tamil Nadu emulated Swadesh Mondal by breaking a record twice in the same day to win the 50m backstroke boys Group III with a time of 30.72 seconds while Sajan Bhowmick of Bengal won silver with a time of 00:31.86 while H Nithik of Tamil Nadu  won bronze with 32.01 seconds

Swadesh Mondal, who trains at the SAI Glenmark TIDM Centre in Delhi, lived up to his reputation by breaking fifth  record in two days as he won the 200m Breaststroke Boys Group II with 02:25.27 bettering his own record set in the morning by 3 seconds.

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