Sajan Kumar sets new national record in 1500m freestyle

National records were broken for the third day in a row.

PTI| Updated: Oct 31, 2015, 08:32 AM IST
Sajan Kumar sets new national record in 1500m freestyle

Rajkot: India's star swimmer Sajan Kumar on Friday set a new national record in men's 1500m freestyle competition, clocking a time of 15:41:01 at the 69th senior national aquatic championship here.

National records were broken for the third day in a row. On the opening day, Mana Patel had set a new national record in 100m backstroke while, yesterday, Karnataka's Malvika set a national record in 1500m freestyle.

Railways is leading the medal table with 16 medals, including eight golds, six silver and two bronze, while Maharashtra (6 gold, 6 silver, 5 bronze) and Karnataka (5 gold, 4 silver 9 bronze) were in the second and third position, respectively.