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Madhavan lauds swimming champion Sajan Prakash who has made India proud yet again

Sunday, June 27, 2021 • Tamil Comments
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Sajan Prakash became the first Indian swimmer to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on Saturday. At the Sette Colli Trophy in Rome, Sajan timed 1:56:38 in the men's 200m butterfly. The qualifying time was 1:56:48 and he beat it by ten seconds at the topmost standard in international swimming. He is the first Indian ever to qualify with the 'A' quoto in history

The humble youngster who has made India proud in successive Olympics received congratulations from all quarters right from the Youth Affairs Union Minister Kiran Raju who wrote on social media "I congratulate @swim_sajan for becoming the 1st Indian swimmer to qualify for #Tokyo2020 as he clocks 1:56:38 in men’s 200m butterfly at the Sette Colli Trophy in Rome. It shows the commitment of our athletes towards making India proud.

The evergreen pan Indian star R.Madhavan whose son Vedant is also an international level swimmer gushed "CONGRATULATIONS @sajanprakash .. for the brilliant swim in Rome today. .. and qualifying for the 2021 OLYMPICS BY BEATING THE A CUT TIMING. We are so very thrilled and proud. Now Rock it in Japan my man. Congratulations Swimming Federation of India, Coach Pradip Kumar & @ansadxb".

Maddy shared a photo of Sajan Prakash with his coach. Social media is abuzz that the boy next door from Idukku, Kerala is continuously making big splashed in the swimming arena touching heights that have never been possible before.

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