Sun. Jun 23rd, 2024
Srihari Nataraj wins silver at Mare Nostrum swimming tour

Indian swimmer Srihari Nataraj won a silver medal in the 50m backstroke celebration at the 30th Mare Nostrum swimming tour at the Canet-en-Roussillon, France on Saturday night.

The Mare Nostrum Tour, which commenced on Saturday, is a nine-working day opposition conducted throughout 3 towns – Monaco, Barcelona and Canet.

Nataraj clocked 25.50s to finish second on the podium, trailing Hungary’s Adam Jaszo, who touched the pad at 25.46s even though Scott Gibson of Great Britain finished third with a timing of 25.64s on Saturday.

Nataraj, who competed at the Tokyo Olympics, has a individual ideal of 25.11s.

Having said that, the 50m backstroke is a non-Olympic occasion.

So significantly, no Indian swimmer could make the slice for the Paris Olympics.

In 2021, Sajan Prakash and Nataraj made background by turning out to be the 1st two Indian swimmers to attain the ‘A’ qualification mark for the Tokyo Olympics.

Nataraj has been in wonderful type of late.

In February, Nataraj established a nationwide record at the Asian Age Team Swimming Championships.

As portion of the 4x200m Freestyle Relay Workforce, also that includes Aneesh Gowda and Aryan Nehra, Nataraj clocked the ‘Best India Time’ of 7:26.64 and claimed that wonderful gold medal.

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By TFW

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