Asian Games: Sandeep Sejwal Storms Into 50m Breaststroke Final

Updated: 26 September 2014 09:13 IST

Sandeep Sejwal finished with a time of 28.25 seconds in Heat 2, 0.33 ahead of China's Xiang Ma, who also qualified for the finals.

Asian Games: Sandeep Sejwal Storms Into 50m Breaststroke Final
Indian swimmer Sandeep Sejwal in action during the Asian Games. © AFP

Incheon:

Indian swimmer Sandeep Sejwal stormed into the final of the men's 50m breaststroke after finishing atop Heat 2 of the 17th Asian Games at the Munhak Park Tae-hwan Aquatics Center here Friday.

Sejwal finished with a time of 28.25 seconds, 0.33 ahead of China's Xiang Ma, who also qualified for the finals.

The 25-year-old Indian will start the finals, to be held later in the day, in the coveted lane 5. (Day 7 Updates)

Sejwal's qualifying time is the second fastest among the starters for the finals. Only Yasuhiro Koseki of Japan registered a faster time than the Indian, finishing his respective Heat in 27.92 seconds.

India is yet to win a medal in swimming at the Incheon Games.

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