ORCA’s Nivya betters own state record

Published: 17th November 2012 11:08 AM  |   Last Updated: 17th November 2012 11:08 AM   |  A+A-

Nivya Raja of ORCA with a timing of 2:35:17 bettered her own state record of (2:39:15) in the 200 meters backstroke event in Group II at the State swimming meet organised by the Tamil  Nadu State Aquatic Association at Velachery Aquatic complex.


Girls Freestyle 400m (Open): A Gulnaz Rawoof (ORCA) 5:16:31;  Gr I: Anusha Mehta (ORCA) 4: 47:06;  Gr II: Nivya Raja (ORCA) 4:56:83; 200m: Gr III: PM Abishiktha (ORCA) 2:25:37; 100m: Gr IV: SM Swetha (Chennai Corp) 1:13:82.

Ind Medley 200m (Open): M Raghavi (Turt) 2:51:42; Gr I: VKR Meenakshi (Turt) 2:35:54; Gr II: AV Jayaveena (Turt) 2:35:04;  Gr III: S Umadevi (TSPA) 2:47:89;  Gr IV: R Jaahnavi (ORCA) 3:00:89.

Backstroke 100m: Gr I: Anusha Mehta 1:14:19; Gr II: Sherlyn Devadason (ORCA) 1:10:70; Gr III: PM Abishiktha 1:18:32.

200m: Open S Suganya (SDAT, Nagai) 4:42:56; Gr I: S Vilassini (Turt) 2:43:65; Gr II: Nivya Raja 2:35:17;

Freestyle 100m (Open): A Gulnaz Rawoof 1:06:17; Gr I: Anusha Mehta 1:02:44; Gr II: AV Jayaveena 1:03:20.

Boys: Freestyle 400m (Open): G Parthiban (TNP, Mad) 6:51: 62; Gr I: JT Yugesh Kumar (Turtles) 4:30:21; Gr II: Andrew Rajan (TSPA) 4:53:33.

200m: Gr III: S Abhishek (Turtles) 2:21:63; 100m: Gr IV:  D Adhithya (TSPA) 1:11:51.

Ind Medley 200m (Open):  R Bharathidasan  (TNP, Mad) 03:18:95; Gr I: Sethu Manickavel T (TDSA Tvl) 02:16:87; Gr II: C Ruban Kumar (Turt) 2:28:12;

Gr III: S Danush (TSPA) 2:39:37.

Backstroke: 100m (Open): K Rajkumar (TSPA) 1:12: 27; Gr I: Sethu Manickavel T 01:03:14 (NMR); Gr II: P Mukundhan (SDAT Shakthi) 1:10:72; Gokulnath VS (SDAT Dolphin) 1:16:78.

Back Stroke Boys Gr III 200m: Open: K Rajkumar 2:36:75; Gr I: Sethu Manickavel T 2:16:16 (NMR); Gr II: P Mukundhan  2:32:73.

Ind Medley: 200m: Gr IV: D Adhithya 2:52:92.

Freestyle100m: Open: Jaywant Vijayakumar (Turtles) 0:56:12; Gr I: SV Arun Thaneermalai (Turtles) 0:56:85; Gr II: P Mukundhan 0:59:59.


A fine goal by M Ela Murugan in the 45th minute helped Southern Railway to defeat Customs, Chennai 1-0 in the ST Joseph’s — CFA Senior Division league played here on Friday.


The Archery Association of Tamil Nadu will be conducting the 5th  State meet at the SDAT Nehru Park on Nov 17 and 18. 200 archers from 26 districts will take part. This meet assumes significance as the 1st Senior Archery Nationals is to be held in Chennai in December.

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