swimming Current Affairs - 2019

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Japanese swimmer Ikee Rikako named as Most Valuable Player (MVP) of Asian Games

Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has chosen Japanese woman swimmer Rikako Ikee (18) as winner of Most Valuable Player (MVP) Trophy Award in 2018 Jakarta and Palembang Asian Games. With this, she became first female winner of MVP award, which OCA introduced at 1998 Asian Games in Bangkok, Thailand. She was presented with trophy and Read More…

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Para swimmer Niranjan Mukundan wins eight medals in 2016 IWAS World Games

Para swimmer Niranjan Mukundan has won eight medals at the recently-concluded IWAS (International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports) U-23 World Games held in Prague, Czech Republic. Of the 8 medal’s Niranjan bagged three gold medals in 50m butterfly, 200m freestyle and 50m breaststroke events. He won two silver medals in 100m fly and 50m freestyle, and Read More…

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Government announces Dronacharya, Dhyan Chand, Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar awards 2015

Union Government has announced names of recipients of Dronacharya Awards, Dhyan Chand Awards and Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar for year the 2015. Dronacharya Award 2015 Naval Singh- Athletics Para-sports coach. Anoop Singh– Wrestling coach. Harbans Singh- Athletics coach. Swatantar Raj Singh- Boxing coach. Nihar Ameen- Swimming coach. Dhyan Chand Award 2015 Romeo James– Hockey. Shiv Read More…

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Boxing Coach Swatantra Raj Singh recommended for Dronacharya award

Boxing Coach Swatantra Raj Singh has been recommended for the prestigious life time achievement Dronacharya award 2015. Along with Singh, Nihar Amin (Swimming) and Harbans Singh (Athletics) also have been chosen for this year’s Dronacharya award. Their names were finalised by the award selection committee meeting presided by former Olympic Badminton Player Dipankar Bhattacharya and Read More…

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India’s Open water swimmer Bhakti Sharma sets world record in Antarctic Ocean

India’s open water swimmer Bhakti Sharma has set a new world record by swimming 1.4 miles in 52 minutes in one degree temperature in the Antarctic Ocean. She has bettered the earlier record of British open water swimmer Lewis Pugh and American swimmer Lynne Cox. She is also the first Asian girl and youngest in the Read More…

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