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Swimmer Sajan Prakash to undergo two-week treatment for long-standing neck issue

Prakash, the first-ever Indian swimmer to breach the 'A' standard time for the Olympics, had suffered a slipped disc in 2019 which has been radiating pain towards his left hand while swimming.
File image of Sajan Prakash.(REUTERS)
File image of Sajan Prakash.(REUTERS)
Published on Aug 16, 2021 05:47 PM IST
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India's challenge ends as Prakash unable to advance to 100m butterfly semis

Prakash, who also competed in the 2016 Rio Olympics, finished second in the second-slowest heat with a time of 53.45s.
Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Sajan Prakash of India in action.(REUTERS)
Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Sajan Prakash of India in action.(REUTERS)
Published on Jul 29, 2021 06:02 PM IST
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Tokyo Olympics: Swimmer Sajan Prakash trains in Dubai- SEE PICTURES

Tokyo Olympics-bound Sajan Prakash started training in Dubai amid the Covid-19 pandemic as pools in India remained shut. (SAI) 6
Tokyo Olympics-bound Sajan Prakash started training in Dubai amid the Covid-19 pandemic as pools in India remained shut. (SAI)
Updated on Jul 17, 2021 06:03 PM IST
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Tokyo Olympics-bound Sajan Prakash explains journey to qualification

  • Sajan Prakash, India's ace swimmer, has realised his dreams of participating at the Summer Games after qualifying for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics and has revealed that the road was full of hardships but also support.
Sajan Prakash file photo.(Sajan Prakash/Twitter)
Sajan Prakash file photo.(Sajan Prakash/Twitter)
Updated on Jul 04, 2021 05:14 PM IST
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SFI nominates Sajan Prakash for Arjuna, Kamlesh Nanavati for Dhyan Chand

The SFI has also nominated veteran coach Kamlesh Nanavati for the Dhyan Chand Award, for his lifetime contributions to aquatic sports.
File image of Sajan Prakash.
File image of Sajan Prakash.
Published on Jul 03, 2021 06:19 PM IST
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Sajan's Saga: From struggling with execution to achieving 'A' cut in 10 months

Not long ago, Sajan Prakash was at his lowest, recovering from a slipped disc in the neck, unable to execute even a single stroke of butterfly and miles away from the self-belief that he can make the 'A' cut for the Tokyo Games.
Sajan Prakash file photo.(HT Photo)
Sajan Prakash file photo.(HT Photo)
Published on Jun 29, 2021 07:00 PM IST
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On a roll: Sajan Prakash sets national record in 200m freestyle

Prakash clocked 1:49.73 seconds in the heats at the FINA-accredited Olympic Qualifier, bettering the 2010 Asian Games bronze medallist Virdhawal Khade's previous national mark of 1:49.86 seconds.
Sajan Prakash(Sajan Prakash/Twitter)
Sajan Prakash(Sajan Prakash/Twitter)
Published on Jun 27, 2021 06:57 PM IST
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Sajan Prakash becomes first-ever Indian swimmer to make Olympic 'A' cut

The 27-year-old, who represented India in the 2016 Rio Olympics, made the Tokyo Games 'A' standard, set at 1:56.48 seconds, by 0.1 seconds.
Sajan Prakash(Sajan Prakash/Twitter)
Sajan Prakash(Sajan Prakash/Twitter)
Published on Jun 26, 2021 08:50 PM IST
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Swimming camp starts in Dubai after a day’s quarantine

For the last few months, Srihari Nataraj has practiced his strokes in his mind, swimming across an imaginary Olympic-sized pool as the actual ones were closed because of Covid-19. While other sporting facilities in India began to slowly open in June, pools continue to be shut.
Representational image.(File)
Representational image.(File)
Updated on Aug 27, 2020 07:21 PM IST
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Pools wide shut, swimmers sweat

COVID-19: With six male swimmers on threshold of achieving ‘A’ qualification standard for the Olympics, the pandemic has stalled their training.
Representational image.(AP)
Representational image.(AP)
Updated on Jun 01, 2020 08:24 AM IST
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Sad none could make Olympics ‘A’ cut, but happy with overall performance: Prakash

India won an impressive 52 medals at the 10th Asian Age Group Championships which included 15 gold, 19 silver and 18 bronze.
Sajan Prakash(Sajan Prakash/Twitter)
Sajan Prakash(Sajan Prakash/Twitter)
Updated on Sep 28, 2019 08:06 PM IST
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Kushagra Rawat, Srihari Natraj continue to shine with gold medals

Kushagra Rawat clocked 3:55.81s to finish ahead of Taipei’s Chang Cheng Li Wei (3:56.82) and Abbas Omar (4:01.52) of Syria.
Srihari Natraj poses for photo after he won gold in men 100 metre backstroke swimming.(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)
Srihari Natraj poses for photo after he won gold in men 100 metre backstroke swimming.(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 26, 2019 11:36 PM IST
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India bag 9th gold at Asian Age Group Swimming Championships

The Indian team clocked 3:46.49 seconds to beat Thailand (3:48.89) and Hong Kong (3:53.99) respectively at the Padukone-Dravid Centre of Sports Excellence.
File photo of India’s Srihari Nataraj.(AP)
File photo of India’s Srihari Nataraj.(AP)
Updated on Sep 26, 2019 04:05 PM IST
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Nataraj seventh in world junior swimming, achieves ‘B’ qualifying mark for Tokyo Games

The Bengaluru swimmer also holds the national records in the 50m backstroke (25.83 secs) and 200m backstroke (2:02.08 secs)—both marks were set at the senior worlds in Gwangju, South Korea.
A file photo of Srihari Nataraj.(AP)
A file photo of Srihari Nataraj.(AP)
Updated on Aug 21, 2019 11:39 PM IST
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Asian Games: Relief for swimmer Sajan Prakash as family found in Kerala floods

Prakash’s prayers were answered after an uncle called to inform him his family members had survived the devastating floods in Kerala that have killed more than 350 people.
India's Sajan Prakash competes in a heat of the men’s 100m butterfly swimming event during the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta on August 22, 2018.(AFP)
India's Sajan Prakash competes in a heat of the men’s 100m butterfly swimming event during the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta on August 22, 2018.(AFP)
Updated on Aug 22, 2018 02:25 PM IST
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Asian Games 2018: Ankita Raina assured of a tennis medal, rowers qualify

Ankita Raina assured India of a medal in tennis at the Asian Games 2018 as the 25-year old reached the semifinals. Rowers Rohit Kumar and Bhagwan Singh qualified for the men’s lightweight double sculls final
Ankita Raina in action against Hong Kong’s Eudice Wong Chong at the Asian Games 2018.(PTI)
Ankita Raina in action against Hong Kong’s Eudice Wong Chong at the Asian Games 2018.(PTI)
Updated on Aug 22, 2018 11:07 AM IST
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Asian Games 2018: Athletes compete even as families remain affected by Kerala floods

India’s chef-de-mission at the ongoing Games, Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, said in Jakarta that the athletes will be updated on the safety status of their families after seeking the home ministry’s assistance.
Muhammed Anas is one of the athletes whose family has been affected by Kerala floods.(REUTERS)
Muhammed Anas is one of the athletes whose family has been affected by Kerala floods.(REUTERS)
Updated on Aug 20, 2018 05:25 PM IST
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