SGTIDM and GAF swimmers excel at the Glenmark 35th Sub Junior and 45th Junior National Aquatic Championships

Swimmers from Glenmark Aquatic Foundation and SAI Glenmark TIDM programme performed extremely creditably at the Glenmark 35th Sub Junior and 45th Junior National Aquatic Championships. The champion swimmers won a total of 24 Gold, 24 silver and 21 bronze medals in the individual events.


Swadesh Mondal returned unvanquished from the Nationals yet again after a similar feat last year. This year Swadesh broke the National record in each of the 5 events he took part in and retained the best swimmer title in the Boys Group II category. Aaryan Vernekar  broke two records  while Bikram Changmai and Veer Khatkar broke a record each.

The swimmers from SGTIDM Delhi won a total of 16 Golds, 17 Silver and 18 bronze medals. The details of the swimmers and the performances are given below.

Swimmer NameGoldSilverBronzeNMR
Swadesh Mondal5005
Aaryan Bhosale0010
Aditya Dubey0210
Ansu Kar2010
Anubhuti Baruah1020
Anurag Singh0010
Aryan Varnekar2202
Astha Choudhary0010
Bikram Changmai1301
Firdoush Khayamkhani2100
Gyan Sandhan Kashyap0020
Hiren Sagolsem0010
Janhavi Choudhry0010
Prachi Tokas0220
Sanskar Tokas0210
Shivangi Sharma0100
Tanish Kashwan0010
Tanisha Malviya0200
Uttara Gogoi1010
Veer Khatkar2111
Vishal Grewal0110

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.

Swimmer NameGoldSilverBronze
Kiara Bangera400
Rayna Saldanha220
Xavier Dsouza121
Palak Dhami021
Zahra Sakharwala001
Ronk Sawant110


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

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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.



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

Aaryan Bhosale0112
Annie Jain2114
Anubhuti Baruah0101
Anurag R Singh0011
Astha Chaudhary0112
Bastab Tapan Bordoloi0101
Sanskar Tokas0011
Firdoush Kayamkhani3014
Prachi Tokas0101
Shivangi Sharma0202
Swadesh Mondal0214
Tanish Kaswan Naysar0112
Tanisha Malviya0112
Veer Khattar0011

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.


GAF and SGTIDM swimmers excel at the school nationals

The Swimmers from Glenmark Aquatic Foundation Mumbai and SAI Glenmark TIDM program in Delhi performed very well at the recently concluded School Games NAtionals at Delhi.

Swimmers from Mumbai won a total of 9 medals including 1 Gold, 6 Silver and 2 Bronze medals. In addition all the swimmers performed very well creating new personal bests in the process.

Swimmers from the SGTIDM program in Delhi won a total of 38 gold 30 silver and 2 bronze medals.  They also achived 15 New Meet Records and 7 Better Meet Records.



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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