Indian swimmer SP Likith, who featured in the meet, had earlier alleged that the timings were tampered to suit Uzbek swimmers. A few of them had also punched their Tokyo tickets.
Mack Horton is more concerned with securing his spot on Australia’s Olympic team following poor swims at last month’s nationals.
Likith alleged that the organisers manipulated timings of the local swimmers to suit qualification timings of Tokyo Olympics.
The general refrain of athletes and coaches had been, “it is understandable if it were shut for only recreational activities”.
Athletes from Krishna shine at national event, script success stories overcoming obstacles.
Left to beg on streets of Berlin, ditched by coach, yet Indian para-athlete wins silver in swimming championships
Kanchanmala Pande, a para-athlete from Nagpur, had to resort to begging on the streets of Berlin with no money for food and hotel expenses.