Sajan Prakash

Swimmer Sajan Prakash to undergo two-week treatment for long-standing neck issue

Sajan Prakash, who trains in Dubai with coach Pradeep Kumar, has shortlisted two places in Kerala for the treatment.

published on : 16th August 2021

Tokyo Olympics: India's challenge ends as Sajan Prakash unable to advance to 100m butterfly semis

Prakash, who became the first Indian ever to breach the Olympic 'A' qualification mark last month to qualify for the Tokyo Games, finished second in the second-slowest heat with a time of 53.45s.

published on : 29th July 2021

Tokyo Olympics​: Sajan Prakash finishes fourth in Heat 2, 24th overall

Sajan Prakash failed to qualify for the men's 200m butterfly semifinals at the Tokyo Olympics after finishing fourth in Heat 2.

published on : 26th July 2021

Sajan sets sights on semifinals at Tokyo Olympics

Now, Sajan is eyeing another major goal, which is to reach the semifinals in Tokyo and even get to the finals if things go well.

published on : 5th July 2021

Self belief, support system, shutting down non-sense helped him, says swimmer Sajan Prakash ahead of Olympics

Sajan said he's working on the turns and trying to cover more distance in one-stroke so as to cut down the timing.

published on : 4th July 2021

Swimming body backs Sajan for Arjuna Award 

The Swimming Federation of India (SFI) nominated Sajan Prakash for the prestigious Arjuna Award.

published on : 4th July 2021

Sajan Prakash's Saga: From struggling to execute single butterfly stroke to achieving 'A' cut in 10 months

Sajan Prakash clocked 1:56:38 seconds in the men's 200m butterfly event at the Sette Colli Trophy in Rome to make the 'A' cut for the Tokyo Games.

published on : 29th June 2021

The butterfly effect: Swimmer Sajan’s persistence behind historic splash

After completing the fourth and final lap in the 200m butterfly event at the Setti Coli Trophy in Rome Saturday, Sajan Pra­kash turned his head towa­rds the timing board.

published on : 28th June 2021

Sajan Prakash creates history, qualifies directly for Tokyo Olympics

The 27-year-old, who represented India in the 2016 Rio Olympics, made the Tokyo Games 'A' standard, set at 1:56.48 seconds, by 0.1 seconds.

published on : 26th June 2021

Swimmers Srihari and Sajan may travel to Serbia and Italy for Olympic qualification

Both Srihari and Sajan have achieved the B qualification mark for the Tokyo Olympics but need the A mark to seal automatic qualification

published on : 29th May 2021

Swimmers Srihari Nataraj and Sajan Prakash may travel to Europe for Olympic qualifiers

While Srihari is currently in Bengaluru, Sajan is training in Dubai and both of them were hoping to participate in the Mare Nostrum meet in Monaco.

published on : 29th May 2021

Sajan, Adithya’s Uzbek meet records not ratified

The swimmers, especially the ones who fared well at the event and are looking forward to the Olympics, are jittery.

published on : 27th April 2021

Flood-affected families on mind, Kerala athletes carry on at Asian Games

A swimmer didn't even know of it until a journalist enquired, a sprinter is worried while a hockey player is just relieved that his family is in a safe zone even though he is heartbroken for his state

published on : 20th August 2018

Swimmer Sajan Prakash braves Kerala flood trauma, ends fifth at Asian Games 2018

The Kerala lad, who became the first Indian in 32 years to make the 200m butterfly final in Asian Games, had been unaware about the true extent of the damage back home.

published on : 20th August 2018