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Khade, Sejwal qualify for semi-finals

other Updated: Oct 05, 2010 17:35 IST

Indian swimmers Veerdhawal Khade and Sandeep Sejwal qualified for the semi-finals of the 50-metre butterfly and 100-metre breast-stroke events at the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi on Tuesday.

Khade clocked 24.72 seconds and came eighth among the 16 swimmers who qualified from the heats for the semi-finals.

Sejwal clocked 1:02.72 seconds and stood ninth among the qualifiers.

The semi-finals will be held in the evening.

In para sport, the Indian trio of Kiran Tak, Anjani Patel and Vineeta Pathak finished seventh, eight and ninth respectively to enter the finals of the women's para sport 50m freestyle.

Kiran was the most impressive of the three as she clocked 38.79 seconds, followed by Anjani (47.64) and Vineeta (52.58).