Rio Olympics 2016: Sajan Prakash failed to qualify (Swimming)

Blog by: Suryakant Tripathi.

Sajan Prakash has been eliminated from the Men’s 200m butterfly event while Shivani Katariya has failed to make it through in the Women’s 200m freestyle event. With both of them getting knocked out within minutes of each other, India’s swimming challenge at the 2016 Games has come to a close.

Sajan finished with a time of 1:59:37, marginally behind his own best time, which incidentally is a national record in this discipline. He has been placed 28th over all heats, missing the qualifying mark by 2.65 seconds. He came behind race leader Tamas Kenderesi by 4.64 seconds.

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