swimming

Back with a bang: Multiple records on Day 1 of swimming nationals

Bengal's Swadesh Mondal stole the show, breaking two records in the 100m breaststroke and 200m individual medley, both in group I boys.

published on : 20th October 2021

Swimming nationals returns after Covid break, junior events to begin on Tuesday

The junior meet holds extra importance as the SFI will be keeping a close eye to select probables for a 10-member team to South Africa for a training camp

published on : 19th October 2021

Swimming pool of global standards opened in Capital

On behalf of the state government, the minister lauded the efforts of the Mar Thoma Church Educational Society in setting an example for other educational institutions.

published on : 25th August 2021

Swimming national championships on but pools still closed in few states

Pranav Sarvepalli, a 16-year-old junior national swimmer from Chennai, hasn’t been able to train since the end of April when Covid cases started swelling in the city.

published on : 19th August 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Madhuri Dixit's 'Aaja Nachle' takes centre stage as Israeli duo perform to it

Israel's duo of Eden Blecher and Shelly Bobritsky were fighting it out to seek qualification for the final of the women's duet technical routine event at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre.

published on : 4th August 2021

Heat, humidity pose challenges in Olympic 2020 marathon swimming

Marathon swimming at the Tokyo Olympics is as much a test of mental endurance as it is physical conditioning over a 10-kilometer course.

published on : 3rd 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

Was difficult to match Rome timing, says swimmer Srihari after Olympics debut

That effort saw him finish at 27th position in the overall standings in the heats as a spot in the semifinals expectedly remained out of grasp.

published on : 25th July 2021

Powerhouse US swimming team shines with six medals, first gold for country in Tokyo

Host Japan won a swimming gold, Tunisia claimed a surprising spot atop the medal podium, and the mighty Australian women set the first world record of the competition.

published on : 25th July 2021

I was depressed, wanted to quit swimming: Indian Swimmer Maana Patel recalls struggle with injury

Maana Patel had injured her left shoulder in 2017, after having won six medals at the South Asian Games the previous year and she says that put a lot of self-doubt in her.

published on : 22nd July 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Zimbabwe sends its 1st Black swimmer, Donata Katai, to the Olympics

It has taken until 2021 for a Black swimmer to represent Zimbabwe, a country whose population is 99 per cent black, at the Olympics.

published on : 21st July 2021

Olympics heartbreak as six Poland athletes sent home from Tokyo due to registration error

All of Poland's Olympic swimmers, except Kasia Wasick who was not yet in Tokyo, have signed an open letter calling for the entire board of the Polish Swimming Federation to resign immediately.

published on : 21st July 2021

Making waves: Tokyo Olympics is a dream come true for swimmer Srihari Nataraj 

Ahead of the Tokyo Olympics 2020, B’luru swimmer Srihari Nataraj, goes back in time, recalling his love for the sport from an early age

published on : 19th 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
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