KIUG 2022: Nataraj wins gold in 50m freestyle, Jain University soar to top of the medal table | More sports News – Times of India

BENGALURU: Tokyo Olympian swimmer Srihari Nataraj clinched a gold medal within the 50m freestyle, clocking 23.23 seconds, on day two of the Khelo India College Video games on Monday.
The 21-year-old Nataraj broke Mihir Ambre‘s meet document timing of 23.78 seconds from the earlier version as he produced his quickest time in a person race within the occasion.

Nataraj’s win added gloss to a dominant efficiency from hosts Jain College, which soared to the highest of the medal desk with the assistance of 4 golds in swimming.
The swimming occasions additionally noticed 5 new KIUG data.
On the finish of the second day, 17 universities had already gained a gold and as many as 41 had marked their presence on the medal desk.
With 10 medals up for grabs in swimming, the primary went to Savitribai Phule Pune College’s Shubham Dhaygude within the males’s 400m freestyle.
Quickly, it was time for Jain College to shine as Siva Sridhar not solely gained gold but in addition within the course of set a brand new KIUG document time of two:05.43 within the 200m Particular person Medley.
Sridhar repeated the win-record double within the 100m backstroke later within the day.
Within the day’s remaining occasion within the pool, Shivaji College’s Rujuta Khade broke yet one more KIUG document within the girls’s 50m freestyle, with a time of 27.38.
She broke Sadhvi Dhuri‘s mark from Bhubaneshwar by almost six-tenths of a second as Shivaji College sat in second place on the medal desk with three gold, one silver and one bronze.
Punjabi College, the general winners on the 2020 version, gained their first gold at this version, through Ishneet Aulakh within the girls’s 25m particular person pistol.
Aulakh and her workforce have been overwhelmed to silver within the workforce occasion by their state rivals Panjab College.
Following Komal Kohar‘s win on Sunday, Maharshi Dayanand College logged one other gold in girls’s weightlifting — Sneha profitable the 59kg class.
Juturi Koteswara Rao registered Krishna College’s first ever gold on the Video games within the girls’s 73kg class. Rao had gained silver within the girls’s 67kg on the final version.
Earlier within the day, Bharathiar College scored an enormous upset within the girls’s volleyball semifinals, toppling SRM College 3-0.
Bharathiar will face state rivals SRM College within the remaining on Tuesday.
There can be 22 medals up for grabs on day 3 with swimming, weightlifting and volleyball occasions lined up.

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