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