Michael Phelps Interacts with Indian Swimmers

Courtesy: Nilesh Shetty

A few swimmers enjoyed one of their best days in life as they experienced a personal interaction with arguably the world‘s best swimmer of all time Michael Phelps.

Truenorth Partners LLP  invited Michael Phelps for a private event and showed their magnanimity by providing the swimmers a once in a lifetime opportunity at Mumbai.

Top female swimmers Rayna Saldanha and Maana Patel with their club mates from Glenmark Aquatic Foundation – Kiara Bangera, Vedant Bapna and Vedaant Madhavan – were among the swimmers present.

One of India‘s young promising male swimmers, Neel Roy, and few other young swimmers also were a part of this interaction.

Maana Patel, who is chasing her Olympic dreams, was pleased and motivated after this interaction. Maana a member of the Elite squad at Glenmark Aquatic Foundation is scheduled to take part at the Euromeet in Luxembourg from January 25-27, 2019, in an attempt to qualify for the FINA World Championships.

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Frank Wilson

Great to see Michael is acting as a “swimming ambassador”

Honest Observer

It’s probably safe to take the “arguably” out of the photo caption.

Caeleb Dressel’s Bandana

Wow, just noticed that.


Did the young swimmers from India get to ask Michael Phelps questions about his struggles in the USA with mental illness, DUIs, legal and other problems? I am just curious if they see him only as an athlete, or whether the full picture of this “role model” is presented to them.

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