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Senior National Aquatic Championship begins in Hyderabad on July 2

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], July 2 (ANI): India’s Senior National Aquatic Championship 2023 is scheduled to begin on the GMC Balayogi Sports Complex in Hyderabad on Sunday.

The nationwide swimming championships, now in its 76th version, will see males’s and girls’s competitions in freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly and particular person medley. Freestyle, medley and blended workforce relays are additionally a part of the programme.

The swimming nationals have additionally been accepted as a qualifying occasion for the Paris 2024 Olympics by World Aquatics.

Indian swimmers may have their final probability for qualifying within the Asian Games 2023, which shall be held in Hangzhou, China later this 12 months.

India’s swimming nationwide file holders Sajan Prakash and Srihari Nataraj created historical past once they turned the primary Indian swimmers to qualify immediately for the Tokyo Olympics.

Sajan Prakash competed within the males’s 100m and 200m butterfly whereas Srihari Nataraj competed within the males’s 100m backstroke. Maana Patel additionally joined the 2 via Universality quota in girls’s 100m backstroke as India fielded three swimmers at Tokyo 2020 – probably the most at any Games.

The interval to realize qualification requirements for particular person swimming occasions on the Paris 2024 Olympics started in March and can conclude on June 23, 2024. (ANI)