Second Asian Indoor silver for swimmer Sejwal

Updated: 02 November 2007 12:31 IST

Delhi swimmer Sandeep Sejwal landed his second silver medal at the Asian Indoor Games in Macau when he finished second in the men's 50m breastroke.

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Delhi swimmer Sandeep Sejwal landed his second silver medal at the Asian Indoor Games in Macau when he finished second in the men's 50m breastroke.

The 18-year-old Sejwal, who was also second in the 100m breaststroke earlier in the games, timed 28.41 seconds, with the gold going to Iran's Mohammad Ali Rezaei in 28.35s.

Vorrawuti Aumpiwan of Thailand took the bronze clocking 28.49s.

Earlier in the morning heats, Sejwal had timed 28.82s while finishing second to Aumpiwan.

Shikha Tandon finished seventh in the women's 50m backstroke final, clocking 30.50s. The race was won by Sherry Tsai Hiu Wai of Hong Kong with a time of 28.08s, a new games record.

Tandon had timed 30.85s in her heats to book a place in the final.

In men's 100m butterfly, Rehan Jahangir Poncha qualified for the final but finished eighth and last there in 56.00s. He was third in his heats in 56.40s.

Topics : Swimming
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