Paralympic swimmer Sharath Gayakwad finishes 10th

Bangalore: Paralympic swimmer Sharath Gayakwad began his campaign at the Paralympic World Swimming Championships in Montreal finishing 10th in the 200m Individual Medley.

According to information received here, Sharath clocked 2:42.92 minutes Tuesday and was way behind his personal best that came last year. His personal best of 2:38.17 mins in the 200m Individual Medley came last year at the London Paralympic Games.

Clocking a time of 2:03.79 mins, Belarusian Ihar Boki earned the gold smashing his own world record of 2:06.30 minutes, he had set at the London Paralympic Games.

Iaroslav Densysenko of Ukraine won the silver and Russian Roman Dubovoy settled for a Bronze.

Sharath will be next seen in action next at the 100m Breaststroke on Thursday.