Indian swimmers disappoint in Asiad 2014

Indian swimmers cut a sorry figure in the 17th Asian Games, failing to qualify for the finals of the three events in which they participated here today.

PTI| Updated: Sep 21, 2014, 12:56 PM IST
Indian swimmers disappoint in Asiad 2014

Incheon: Indian swimmers cut a sorry figure in the 17th Asian Games, failing to qualify for the finals of the three events in which they participated here today.

The Indians participated in three events on the opening day of the swimming competitions at the Munhak Park Tae-hwan Aquatics Center here.

Saurabh Sangvekar ended fifth in the men's 200m freestyle heat with a timing of 1:53.33.

In the men's 100m backstroke heats, Madhu Nair clocked 57.81 to finish seventh.

In men's 200m butterfly event, Agnel Dsouza finished a creditable fourth with a timing of 2:04.74. He has made the reserves list for the final but is unlikely to make the cut.