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Excellent Performance By Indian Swimming Team

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Last Updated On: 06/02/2013 

Sandeep and Veer with coach Nihar Ameen at the Asian Swimming Championships
Sandeep and Veer with coach Nihar Ameen at the Asian Swimming Championships

In the Asian Indoor Games at Hanoi, Vietnam - teenager Virdhawal Khade took home 1 gold and 3 bronze medals from all his events. The gold medal was won by the Indian relay team in the 4x100m Individual Medley race.
 
Soon after, the Indian swimming team enjoyed their best result yet at a major Asian swim meet by winning a large haul of medals at the Asian Swimming Championships in Ghangzhou, China.
 
Leading the way once again was the unstoppable Kolhapur boy Khade who finished the competition as the most successful Indian swimmer winning four medals:  one silver (100m Freestyle) and two bronze medals (50m Freestyle and 50m Butterfly) in his individual events and another bronze as the anchor of the 4*100m Medley relay team. Khade also created a National record in the 50m Butterfly with a time of 24.14sec.
 
Delhi boy and Beijing Olympian Sandeep Sejwal also had a fine run in China, ending his campaign with two bronze medals (100m and 200m Breaststroke) in his individual events and another bronze as part of the 4*100m Medley relay team.
 
The duos are also making a mark in the FINA top 150 world rankings. Sandeep features in 3 events with his highest ranking of 53 in the 200m Breaststroke and Virdhawal features in 4 events with his highest ranking of 88 in the 100m Butterfly.

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