GAF swimmers Sushrut Kapse and Dev Ambokar win gold at the Goa Swimathon 2018

Sushrut Kapse and Dev Ambokar from Glenmark Aquatic Foundation Mumbai won the 10K and 5K races at the Goa Swimathon held on 25th February 2017. The Goa Swimathon is a premier Open Water swimming championship. Open Water swimming is an Olympic event.
Sushrut continued his impressive run of form clocking a time of 01:50.50 to win the extremely competitive 10K race. He bettered his performance from the 1st National Junior Open Water Championships held in Udipi on Dec 30th 2017 where he claimed gold with a time of 02:18.02. Sushrut is emerging as one of the top open Water Swimmers in India. He set a new meet record at the Khar Gymkhana’s Subodh Danke Memorial 13th Marathon swimming a distance of 5K in a time of 57:19.65.

Dev Ambokar won the 5K race clocking a time of 01:00.47 . He like his teammate Sushrut won the Khar Gymkhana’s Subodh Danke Memorial 13th Marathon in the U-16 category with a time of 58:58.27

GAF Swimmers at Middle Eastern Swimming Championships

Four Swimmers from Glenmark Aquatic Foundation Mumbai, Maana, Rayna, Palak and Aaron participated at the Middle Eastern Swimming Championships at Hamdaan Sports Complex in Dubai between 15th-17th February 2018.

The team won one gold, two silver and five bronze medals and swimmers recorded 10 new personal best timings.

 

SGTIDM Swimmers Shine in Khelo India

Recently concluded Khelo India is one of the most ambitious projects of PM Narendra Modi. This National program is a step towards the development of sports across the country.

The Swimming Events were held at the Dr. SPM Swimming Complex in Delhi and swimmers from SGTIDM performed exceeding well helping Delhi to secure the position in swimming.

 

Details of medal winners are given below

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GAF Mumbai Swimmers bag 7 medals at the Khelo India School meet

Xavier Dsouza bagged 1 gold, 3 silvers and 1 bronze in the Khelo India School games held between 31st JAnuary and 4th February 2018 at Dr SPM Swimming Complex in Delhi. Xavier also recorded personal bests in 100m and 200m backstroke events. Vedant Bapna swum a personal best to win bronze in the 100 m backstroke event while Aryan Kedare claimed a bronze in the 50 m breaststroke event.  Safwan Shaikh recorded his oersonal best in the 100 m Freestyle Event.