GAF, SGTIDM & GAFRAY Swimmers Have Strong Showing At 65th National School Games

by SwimSwam 0

November 22nd, 2019 Hindi, News

Swimmers from GAF Mumbai, SGTIDM Delhi and GAFRAY Bengaluru put up a stellar performance at the 65th National School games which concluded at the Dr SPM Swimming  Complex in Delhi today. The swimmers picked up a total of 54 individual medals including 23 gold 20 silver and 11 bronze medals. They also set10 new meet records and 2 better meet records in the process.

A centre wise breakup of medals is given below:

Centre Gold Silver Bronze Total NMR BMR
GAF Mumbai

5

3

1

9

4

0

SGTIDM Delhi

18

12

5

35

6

2

GAFRAY Bangalore

0

5

5

9

0

0

Total

23

20

11

54

10

2

 

Prachi Tokas, Kiara Bangera, Tanish Kaswan Naysar won 3 gold medals each with Prachi setting a New Meet record in all 3 events namely the 800 m Freestyle, 200 m Freestyle and 400 m Freestyle in the U19 Girls category. Kiara had 2 Meet records in the U14 girls category in the 200 m Freestyle and 100 m Butterfly events.

Vedant Bapna won 2 gold and one silver medal and set 2 new meet records in the 100 m and 200 m backstroke events in the U17 boys category narrowly losing to team mate Tanmoy Das who picked up the gold in the 50 m backstroke setting a new meet record himself and bettering the meet record in the 100m backstroke event.

Astha Chaudhary and Jahnavi Choudhury set new meet records in 100 m butterfly and 50 m Freestyle events in the U17 Girls category while Astha also bettered the existing meet record in the 200 Fly.

A total of 55 swimmers participated in the meet from across 3 centres.

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