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Sejwal wins fourth title at Senior National Aquatic C'ship

Kolkata: Asian Games bronze medallist Sandeep Sejwal added fourth title to his kitty, even as five national records were set on the fourth day of the 68th Senior National Aquatic Championship here today.Incheon Asian Games
PTI November 15, 2014 19:12 IST
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Kolkata: Asian Games bronze medallist Sandeep Sejwal added fourth title to his kitty, even as five national records were set on the fourth day of the 68th Senior National Aquatic Championship here today.

Incheon Asian Games medallist Sejwal comfortably won the 100m breaststroke with a timing of 1:02.81 to swell Railways medal tally at the Subhas Sarovar here.

It was was his fourth title of the meet.

Promising Gujarat swimmer Maana Patel set the national record in the 50m backstroke with a timing of 30.38.

Maharashtra quartet of Monique Gandhi, Jyotsna Pansare, Avantika Chavan and Aditi Dhumatkar set a second national record with a timing of 04:03.05 in the women's 4x100m freestyle.

The men's section saw as many as three national records, including one in the 1m spring board diving, where K Ramananda Sharma of Services reigned supreme totalling 359.20.

His Services compatriot, Madhu PS clocked 27.02 in the 50m backstroke for another national record, while the third one came in the 4x100m freestyle relay with Railways bagging the top honours.