Kiara wins Girls Group III best swimmer award at Glenmark 35th Sub Junior National Championships

Kiara Bangera was the standout performer in the Girls Group III category winning 4 golds in all her events .Kiara won the best swimmer in the Girls Group III category. Xavier Dsouza, Rayna Saldanha, Palak Dhami , Zahra Sakharwala and Ronak Sawant also won medals at the event.

The swimmers from GAF Mumbai won a total of 8 Golds, 7 Silver and 3 bronze medals. The details of the swimmers and the performances are given below.

GAF tops medal tally at GMAAA Age group Championships

Glenmark Aquatic Foundation topped the medal tally for the 3rd Year in a row at the Glenmark GMAAA Age Group Championships. GAF Swimmers won 27 Gold, 13 Silver and 13 Bronze Medals. Vedant Bapna won the runner up in the individual Championships in Boys Group I. Kiara Bangera and Ronak Sawant won the individual championships in Girls Group III and Boys Group III respectively.

Group I Boys Vedant Bapna Runner Up 2 Gold, 1 Silver 2 Bronze 2 NMR, 1 BMR
Group III Girls Kiara Bangera Winner 4 Gold: 1 NMR
Group III Boys RonakSawant Winner 4 Gold

Gold Medalists (27)
Swimmer Event Time
Palak Dhami 50 m Butterfly 00:31.52
Palak Dhami 50 m Backstroke 00:33.34
Kiara Bangera 50 m Butterfly 00:31.93
Vedant Bapna 200 m Backstroke 02:15.98
Utkarsh Hadge 400 m IM 05:33.23
Kiara Bangera 200 m Freestyle 02:19.75
Ronak Sawant 200 m Freestyle 02:19.99
Vedaant Madhavan 1500 m Freestyle 18:49.34
Vedaant Madhavan 400 m Freestyle 04:37.35
Zahra Sakarwala 50 m Breaststroke 00:41.34
Sudarshan Hasthak 200 m Butterfly 02:17.85
Pushya Sahajwani 200 m IM 02:49.99
Ronak Sawant 200 m IM 02:38.36
Palak Dhami 100 m Backstroke 01:11.25
Dev Ambokar 400 m Freestyle. 04:27.96
Devanshi Desai 50 m Freestyle 00:31.70
Dev Ambokar 800 m Freestyle. 09:18.54
Vedant Bapna 50 m Backstroke 00:29.08
Zahra Sakarwala 100 m Breaststroke 01:27.85
Safwan Shaikh 100 m Butterfly 01:02.63
Vedaant Madhavan 800 m Freestyle 09:45.02
Kiara Bangera 100 m Butterfly 01:11.12
Ronak Sawant 100 m Butterfly 01:11.00
Palak Dhami 200 m Backstroke 02:32.02
Kiara Bangera 100 m Freestyle 01:04.90
Ronak Sawant 100 m Freestyle 01:04.78
Dev Ambokar 1500 m Freestyle 18:02.99

Silver Medalists (13)
Ariaa.H.Sheth 1500 m Freestyle 19:55.09
Vedaant Madhavan 50 m Freestyle 00:28.13
Angath Sadanah 400 m Freestyle 04:37.60
Utkars Hadge 200 m IM 02:35.66
Dev Ambokar 200 m Butterfly. 02:30.31
Vedant Bapna 100 m Backstroke 01:02.29
Kshama Iyer 50 m Freestyle 00:31.90
Mishti Vora 50 m Backstroke 00:44.74
Sudarshan Hasthak 100 m Butterfly 01:05.62
Ariaa.H.Sheth 800 m Freestyle 10:22.17
Angath Sadanah 800 m Freestyle 10:00.59
Reyan Gada 200 m Backstroke 02:40.21
Vedaant Madhavan 200 m Freestyle 02:13.15

Bronze Medalists (15)
Devanshi Desai 50 m Butterfly 00:33.69
Utkarsh Hadge 200 m Breaststroke 02:53.72
Vedant Bapna 100 m Freestyle 00:56.59
Nishka Mehta 1500 m Freestyle 20:04.15
Angath Sadanah 1500 m Freestyle 19:27.02
Ananya Pandey 400 m Freestyle 05:03.98
Sanika Navare 50 m Butterfly 00:40.68
Palak Dhami 200 m Butterfly 02:36.28
Zahra Sakarwala 200 m Individual Medley 02:54.64
Utkarsh Hadge 400 m Freestyle 04:39.61
Ananya Pandey 800 m Freestyle 10:27.53
Kshama Iyer 100 m Freestyle 01:09.54
Vedant Bapna 200 m Freestyle 02:04.60
Ariaa.H.Sheth 200 m Freestyle 02:27.54
Angath Sadanah 200 m Freestyle. 02:17.07

GAF Mumbai Learn to Swim 2018 announced

GAF invites our young kids to learn the life skill of swimming. Experienced coaches will conduct the program.


The details of the program

Age: Open to kids between the age of 6-13 [DOB between 2004-2012]

Fees: Rs 1600 for 24 Sessions. Swimmers from Dharavi can avail a 25% discount

Camp 1: 9th April to 5th May 2018 [MON-SAT]

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2008-20126:00 pm - 6:50 pm

Camp 2: 7th May to 2nd June 2018 [MON-SAT]

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2008-20126:00 pm - 6:50 pm

Venue: Rajiv Gandhi District Sports Complex, Next to Dharavi Depot

To enroll for the program please visit our centre.

Admission on first come first serve basis

Please Contact Sandeep on #  9167849408  8 AM – 6 PM.


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.



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.

GAF performance at 46th YMCA Annual Swimming Gala

Swimmers from Glenmark Aquatic Foundation (GAF) performed admirably at the 46th YMCA Annual Swimming Gala held at YMCA Mumbai on 3rd and 4th February 2018.

We won a total of 19 gold, 8 silver and 6 bronze medals. Chris Fernandes,  Ronak Sawant and Chris Fernandes won individual Championships.

Congratulations to all swimmers.


School State results

At the School State Championships GAF swimmers won 11 gold, 15 silver and 2 bronze medals  medals.  A lot of swimmers from GAF gave in their personal bests.

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