Sajan Prakash

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Swimmer Srihari Nataraj creates national record in 50m backstroke, wins second gold in Uzbekistan
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Swimmer Srihari Nataraj creates national record in 50m backstroke, wins second gold in Uzbekistan

The 20-year-old clocked 25.11 seconds to bag the top prize in the FINA-accredited Olympic qualifying event on Saturday night.

Indian swimmers leave for Tokyo Olympic qualifiers in Tashkent
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Indian swimmers leave for Tokyo Olympic qualifiers in Tashkent

The team is accompanied by seasoned coaches Nihar Ameen, Pradeep Kumar and Asian Games medallist swimmer turned coach Sandeep Sejwal, a media release said.

SAI sanctions two-month training for swimmers Virdhawal Khade, Srihari Nataraj and Kushagra Rawat in Dubai
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SAI sanctions two-month training for swimmers Virdhawal Khade, Srihari Nataraj and Kushagra Rawat in Dubai

Khade (50m freestyle), Nataraj (100m backstroke) and Rawat (400m freestyle) have breached the 'B' qualification mark for the Olympics.

As pools remain closed, Paralympic swimmer Suyash Jadhav keeps Tokyo 2020 dreams afloat by training in pond
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As pools remain closed, Paralympic swimmer Suyash Jadhav keeps Tokyo 2020 dreams afloat by training in pond

With the coronavirus pandemic disrupting routines like nothing else before, swimmers like Suyash Jadhav have had to come up with creative, quick-fix solutions.

Restrictions on use of pools taking toll on mental health, say Indian swimmers
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Restrictions on use of pools taking toll on mental health, say Indian swimmers

Swimmers in the country have not entered the pools since 25 March, when the first coronavirus-forced lockdown was announced.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Swimmer Sajan Prakash, stranded in Thailand due to lockdown, utilising extra time to recuperate from neck injury
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Swimmer Sajan Prakash, stranded in Thailand due to lockdown, utilising extra time to recuperate from neck injury

Stuck in a training centre in locked-down Thailand's Phuket, ace Indian swimmer Sajan Prakash has found a silver lining in the extra time he is getting to recuperate from an injury amid the gloom of COVID-19 pandemic.

Asian Age Group Swimming Championships: Kushagra Rawat bags fourth gold; Srihari Nataraj sets new event record
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Asian Age Group Swimming Championships: Kushagra Rawat bags fourth gold; Srihari Nataraj sets new event record

Kushagra Rawat triumphed in 400m freestyle to bag his fourth gold medal while Srihari Nataraj created a new meet record on his way to gold in 100m backstroke at the Asian Age Group Championship at Bengaluru on Thursday.

Asian Age Group Swimming Championships: India collect ninth gold after winning men's 4x100 medley relay
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Asian Age Group Swimming Championships: India collect ninth gold after winning men's 4x100 medley relay

The Indian men's 4x100m medley relay team comprising Srihari Nataraj, Sajan Prakash, Likith SP and Virdhawal Khade won India's ninth gold medal at the 10th Asian Age Group Swimming Championship at Bengaluru on Wednesday.

Asian Age Group Swimming Championships: Virdhawal Khade misses out on Olympic 'A' cut despite winning men's 50m freestyle
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Asian Age Group Swimming Championships: Virdhawal Khade misses out on Olympic 'A' cut despite winning men's 50m freestyle

Virdhawal Khade clinched India's seventh gold medal at the 10th Asian Age Group Championship but failed to make the Olympic 'A' cut in the men's 50m freestyle event, in Bengaluru on Wednesday.

Stephanie Rice interview: Swimming legend speaks about starting an academy in India, blueprint for success in the pool and more
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Stephanie Rice interview: Swimming legend speaks about starting an academy in India, blueprint for success in the pool and more

In Mumbai to announce the launch of the Stephanie Rice Swim Academy in India, Stephanie Rice spoke to Firstpost about leaving a lasting legacy, the blueprint for achieving success in swimming and more.

Asian Age Group Championships: Indian men's relay team clinches 4x100m gold; women's swimming team win silver
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Asian Age Group Championships: Indian men's relay team clinches 4x100m gold; women's swimming team win silver

The Indian swimming quartet, comprising Srihari Nataraj, Anand Anilkumar, Sajan Prakash and Virdhawal Khade, clocked 3:23.72 seconds, almost five seconds faster than the Iran team to clinch gold in 4x100m men's freestyle relay.

Asian Age Group Swimming Championships: Virdhawal Khade, Sajan Prakash and Srihari Nataraj aim for Olympic 'A' qualification mark
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Asian Age Group Swimming Championships: Virdhawal Khade, Sajan Prakash and Srihari Nataraj aim for Olympic 'A' qualification mark

Srihari clocked the Olympic B qualification time in 100m backstroke at the FINA Junior World Championships last month.

Swimmers Virdhawal Khade, Srihari Nataraj eye 'A' qualification mark for 2020 Olympics at Asian Age Group Championships
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Swimmers Virdhawal Khade, Srihari Nataraj eye 'A' qualification mark for 2020 Olympics at Asian Age Group Championships

Virdhawal Khade and Srihari Nataraj will look to attain the 'A' Qualification mark for the 2020 Olympics when they compete at the 10th AASF Asian Age Group Championships

Indian swimming needs sharper thinking, professionalism, more tournaments to rise to global levels or risk oblivion
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Indian swimming needs sharper thinking, professionalism, more tournaments to rise to global levels or risk oblivion

The sooner Swimming Federation of India understands that it needs to approach the task of administering in a professional manner, the better it will be for the sport. Or else, swimming would get left further behind in the race for popularity.

Wrestler Ritu Phogat dropped from TOPS; six swimmers, five para-badminton players included in list
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Wrestler Ritu Phogat dropped from TOPS; six swimmers, five para-badminton players included in list

Wrestler Ritu Phogat dropped from the government's Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) after she decided to shift her loyalty to Mixed Martial Arts.

Swimmer Sajan Prakash says India's preparations for 2028 Olympics must begin now
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Swimmer Sajan Prakash says India's preparations for 2028 Olympics must begin now

The scholarships from FINA has been a big blessing for Sajan in his preparations, but the swimmer is firm in his opinion that it's just not enough and wants more help from the government.

Senior National Aquatic Championship: Sajan Prakash, Srihari Nataraj steal limelight on Day 3 by winning gold medals
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Senior National Aquatic Championship: Sajan Prakash, Srihari Nataraj steal limelight on Day 3 by winning gold medals

Sajan Prakash and Srihari Nataraj continued to rule the roost as the two swimmers set national records on day three of the 72nd Glenmark Senior National Aquatic Championship

Sajan Prakash sets two of five national records broken on first day of 72nd Senior National Aquatic Championships
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Sajan Prakash sets two of five national records broken on first day of 72nd Senior National Aquatic Championships

Sajan Prakash, Shivani Kataria, Sandeep Sejwal and AV Jayaveena set national records on the first day of the 72nd Senior National Aquatic Championships in Kerala.

Asian Games 2018: Invest in swimmers for 10 years before thinking of medals, says Olympic swimmer Rehan Poncha
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Asian Games 2018: Invest in swimmers for 10 years before thinking of medals, says Olympic swimmer Rehan Poncha

In a free-wheeling chat, Olympic swimmer Rehan Poncha shares his take on Indian swimming team's performance at the Asian Games, and what needs to be done to promote the sport in India.

Asian Games 2018: Swimmer Sajan Prakash relieved after missing family members rescued from Kerala floods
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Asian Games 2018: Swimmer Sajan Prakash relieved after missing family members rescued from Kerala floods

Prakash finished outside the medals in fifth, but his prayers were answered after an uncle called to inform him his family members had survived the devastating floods in Kerala