Saloni Wins Gold in 200m Breaststroke in 70th Glenmark Senior National Aquatic Championships [ Current Affairs - Sports ]

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Saloni Dalal from Karnataka has won gold medal in 2000m Breaststroke in 70th Glenmark Senior National Aquatic Championships. She broke the national record with more than 2 seconds.

Image of Saloni Dalal

Image of Saloni Dalal

Image of Saloni Dalal

  • She broke previous records of 02:46.49 and set new record at 02:44.37 (a 19-year old record).

Other Records:

  • Karnataka’s Sajani Shetty set the best time of 02:46.39 in the National Games.
  • Bengal’s Sayani Ghosh enhanced the National record by winning two medals in day.
  • Sajan Prakash, Aaron Dsouza, Sanu Debnath and Saurabh Sangvekar Railways of men’s team also made new national records in the 4x200m relay.

Other Winners

First event:

  1. Saurabh won gold medal with 08:26.99
  2. K Mitesh Manoj won silver medal with 8:35.32
  3. Karnataka’s Avinash Mani won bronze with 8:35.73

Second event

  • Sayani won gold with 05:10.57
  • Karnataka’s Shraddha Sudhir won silver with 05:24.71 time

Overall best swimmer in the 4x100

  • Sanu won gold with 4:36.95 time
  • Tamil Nadu’s T Emil Robin Singh won silver with 04:39.27 time
  • Supriyo Mondal of Railways won bronze with 04:42.14 time

- Published on: September 28, 2016