Kushagra and Maana light up the Asian Age Group Championships

Kushagra Rawat of SGTIDM dominated the freestyle distance events as he emerged the best swimmer in the Open category at the recently concluded 10th Asian Age Group Aquatic Championships at Bangalore. Kushagra won 4 gold medals in the 200m , 400m, 800m and 1500 m freestyle events. Kushagra set a new meet record in the 800 m Freestyle.

Maana Patel won 2 golds in the 50 m backstroke and 100 m backstroke and a silver in the 200 m backstroke in the open category.

Soubrity Mondal won a bronze in the 200 m Freestyle in the open category while Swadesh Mondal pocketed a bronze in the 200 m Breaststroke in the Group I category.

In the relays Kushagra Rawat won a gold in the 4X200 m Freestle for the Open Category, Maana Patel won 2 silvers in the 4 X 100 m Freestyle and 4 X 100 m Medley for Women and a bronze in the 4 X 100 m Freestyle Mixed relay in the open category. Vedaant MAdhavan won a silver in the 4 X 100 m Freestyle for Boys Group II and Soubrity Mondal claimed a bronze in the 4 X 200 m Freestyle relay for Women.

Gaf Swimmers win 13 individual medals at the 73rd Glenmark Senior National Aquatic Championships

Kushagra Rawat and Maana Patel were the stars and had a wonderful meet at the 73rd Glenmark Senior National Aquatic Championships.

Kushagra claimed 4 gold medals in the 200, 400, 800 and 1500 m freestyle setting new meet records in the 800 and 1500 m events. Maana easily won the gold in the 50m and 200m Backstroke events.  Soubrity Mondal added 2 bronze medals in her kitty in the 100m and 200m backstroke while Shivangi Sarma won a silver in the 400 m Freestyle. Aaron fernandes won asilver in the  400 m freestyle and a bronze medal in the 200 m freestyle events while Sushrut Kapse won  a Silver in the 1500 m Freestyle and a bronze in the 800 m freestyle.

Hita, Sushrut and Kushagra gain valuable experience at the FINA World Championships

GAF swimmers Hita Nayak and Sushrut Kapse's performed well in the Open Water Category  at Gwangju 2019 - 18th FINA World Championships FINA

Hita Nayak - 10k Open Women - 02:17:32
Sushrut Kapse - 10k Open - Men 02:03:25

Hita and Sushrut gained invaluable experience swimming with the world's top swimmers. Coach Bushan Kumar accompanied the open water team.

Kushagra participated in the 400m Freestyle competition and clocked a time of 03:59.39 in the 400m Freestyle.

GAF Swimmers put up a strong show

Swimmers from SGTIDM Delhi, GAF Mumbai and GAFRAY  Bangalore won 51 individual Medals (13 Gold 🥇, 19 Silver 🥈& 19 Bronze 🥉) with an impressive performance at the Glenmark 46th Junior and 36th Sub-Junior National Aquatic Championships 2019, Rajkot.  Swimmers also contributed in claiming 20 relay medals for their respective states to win a total of 71 medals