Outstanding performance of athletes at National Para-Swimming Championship

ANI | Updated: Nov 08, 2017 09:31 IST

Outstanding performance of athletes at National Para-Swimming Championship .

Udaipur (Rajasthan) [India], November 8 (ANI): Para athletes gave an outstanding performance at the 17th National Para-Swimming Championship organised by the Para-Swimming Association from 4-8 November in Udaipur .

Five athletes from Indian defense forces won medals in the championship sponsored by the Paralympic Committee of India and paved their way towards the 2018 Commonwealth Games .

The five-member team of defense was comprised of three athletes from Indian Air Force, one from Indian Navy and one from Indian Army .

Army Havaldar Binu G of Physical Training Corps clinched a gold medal in the 100m S9 category . The player had vowed to perform better after winning a bronze medal in the previous edition of the championship .

Two Paraplegic wheelchair-borne officers of the IAF- Yashdeep Dabass and RK Herojit Singh, proved their stronghold in swimming by bagging a bronze medal each in 100m and 50m backstroke respectively .

Their outstanding performance in the sports has opened the door for them to represent the country at the 2018 Commonwealth Games . (ANI)

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