Asian Games: Indian Swimmers Disappoint at Incheon

Updated: 21 September 2014 15:14 IST

Saurabh Sangvekar (5th), Aaron D'Souza (4th) and Prathapan Nair (7th) fail to qualify for finals of Men's 200m Freestyle, Men's 200m Butterfly and Men's 100m Backstroke respectively.

Asian Games: Indian Swimmers Disappoint at Incheon
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Incheon, South Korea:

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 at Incheon on Sunday. (Day 2 Live | Schedule | Medal Tally)

The Indians participated in three events on the opening day of the swimming competitions at the Munhak Park Tae-hwan Aquatics Center at Incheon. (Day 1 Wrap)

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.  (India blank Nepal in Men's Tennis, Reach Quarters)

He has made the reserves list for the final but is unlikely to make the cut. (Korean schoolboy outguns former Olympic champion)

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