Swimming is not much of a popular sport in the country. And Indian swimmers are hardly ever recognized by the media, and nor do national celebrities endorse the discipline. Does that mean India does not have any quality swimmers? Let us find out in this week’s Sports Stats Weekly: Indian Swimmers at Asian and Commonwealth
Sajan Prakash, who was adjudged the best athlete at the 35th National Games, has so far achieved the best ranking amongst all Indian swimmers at the ongoing 16th FINA World Championships held in Kazan, Russia. Prakash grabbed the 31st place out of 40 swimmers in the Men’s 200m Butterfly Heats on Tuesday. The Indian clocked
The Aquatics Complex in Thiruvananthapuram has proved to be goldmine of records. On the final day of swimming in the 2015 National Games, three more records were shattered, bringing the total number of records broken to 37. Aaron D’Souza added another gold to his name as he bettered Asian Games bronze medallist Virdhawal Khade’s record
Services SCB continued its dominance over the medals table with 31 Gold, 11 Silver and 11 Bronze in its kitty. Haryana, follow close on their heels with a grand total of 42 medals, consisting of 25 Gold, 11 Silver and 6 Bronze on day five of the National Games. Day 5 also saw a gold
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
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.