Day 3 of the National Games saw a host of records getting created. Sports Rediscovered brings a summary report of Day 3 covering key events in Swimming, Weightlifting, tennis, squash and Wrestling. New records flooded the pool again today. Virdhawal Khade’s longing for success was not satiated with the 4 x 100m freestyle silver and he end
Day 2 was a day of mixed emotions at the National Games venue. While Jitu Rai impressed with his performance with the pistol, the air grew sombre when news came in of the tragic death of a Maharashtrian netball player. Sports Rediscovered brings a summary report of Day 2 covering key events in Swimming, Rowing,
Rephrasing Jonathan Swift, “records” and pie crusts are meant to be broken. The 35th National Games “splashed” off to a memorable start, with national records bring rewritten . Haryana topped the table with seven medals (6 G, 1 S), with Kerala and Madhya Pradesh closely tailing with 5 medals each. Aaron D’Souza of Madhya Pradesh
How often do we see Indian swimmers create world records? Cannot remember any such instance right? Bhakti Sharma, an Indian open water swimmer created history on January 14 by becoming the youngest swimmer in the world to swim more than a mile in the Antarctic ocean in record time. At a freezing temperature of 1℃,
23 year-old para-swimmer Sharath Gayakwad created a new record at the Asian Para Games which was recently held in Incheon, South Korea. Sharath, who suffers from a physical disability, won the most number of medals by an Indian athlete in a multi-discipline event. Sharath Gayakwad won 6 medals across different swimming events at the Asian Para
The achievements by these brave Indian sports persons should get a deserved recognition. These Indian Paralympic athletes have trained hard and made our country proud and Sports Rediscovered salutes their spirit.
The Indian swimming contingent had finally something to smile about as Sandeep Sejwal brought home India’s first medal from the pool at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon.