Commonwealth Games 2014: India's Sandeep Sejwal Finishes 6th in 100m Breaststroke Semis

Updated: 26 July 2014 12:47 IST

Sandeep Sejwal, finished fourth in the preliminary heat-3 with a timing of 1:02.97 secs to qualify for the semi-final.

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File photo of Indian swimmer Sandeep Sejwal

India's Sandeep Sejwal finished a poor sixth in the first semi-final of the 100m breastroke as Indian swimmers continued their disappointing show in the Commonwealth Games on Saturday. (CWG Day 2 Highlights | Medal Tally | Schedule)

Sejwal finished fourth in the preliminary heat-3 with a timing of 1:02.97 secs to qualify for the semi-final. (Bindra claims Gold | Silver for Malaika Goel)

However the Arjuna Award winner's performance in the semi-final dipped as his timing deteriorated from what he had clocked in the heats. (Indian weightlifter Santoshi Matsa wins bronze)

Sejwal finished sixth with a timing of 1:03.24 secs to bow out of the competition. (Boxer Mandeep Jangra in Round of 16)

Out of the 16 swimmers, who qualified for the semi-finals. Sejwal's position was a lowly 12th as per the timings.

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