6TH October 2017, Bhopal, India - The Swimming Federation of India is pleased to announce 71st Glenmark Senior National Aquatic Championships 2017in association with Madhya Pradesh Swimming Association at Bhopal and Indore. About 600athletesrepresenting26 stateswill participate in the disciplines of Swimming, Diving and Water Polo. Glenmark Aquatic Foundation, (GAF) is the title sponsor of the Championships.
The Swimming and Water Polo events will be held at Prakash TaranPushkarfrom 7th October 2017 to 11th October 2017. The Diving events would be held from 8th October 2017 to 10th October 2017 at Nehru Park Swimming Pool, Indore.
The event will witness top swimmers from the country in action who are also preparing for the upcomingCommonwealth and Asian Games in 2018.
Olympians Sajan Prakash and ShivaniKatariyawho represented India in Rio 2016 Olympics will be participating in the event. This event will also feature the likes of Asian Games medallists’ Sandeep Sejwal, VeerdhawalKhade as well as upcoming age group swimmers like Srihari Nataraj, KushagraRawat and SaloniDalal. Jyotsna Pansare and Damini Gowda who represented India in the recent Asian Age Group Championships will also exhibit their skills. Young talents like Group II Championship winner Swadesh Mondal and 13 year old Veer Khattar will have a first taste of competing with Seniors. Advait Page and Annie Jain would lead the home state contingent.
Honourable Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shri Shivraj Singh Chauhanwill inaugurate the event at 4:30pm on 7th October 2017. The heats of the swimming events would begin on 7thOctober at 8 am and on other days at 8.30 am. The finals will begin at 5.30 pm every day.
The Event will be streamed live on the website www.glenmarkaquatic.org and live upates will be updated on twitter handle @nacindia as well. Also, the daily results, order of events and other details will be updated on www.swimmingfederation.in
In addition to the event, FINA in partnership with SFI shall conduct swimming and Water Polo clinics featuring International Coaches
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About Glenmark Aquatic Foundation
Glenmark Aquatic Foundation (GAF) is a non-profit CSR initiative of Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited. GAF aims is to help transform the ecosystem for swimming across our country and put India on the world swimming map!
Glenmark Aquatic Foundation is the title sponsor of the Event. GAF runs a high performance aquatic centre in Mumbai and partners the Sports Authority of India for the National swimming academy at the Dr. S.P. Mukherjee Swimming complex at Delhi. It also runs various coaching programmes across the year. In addition to GAF, Sports Authority of India, Speedo and Myrtha pools have also affirmed their support for the event.
With young swimmers and young coaches as primary target beneficiaries, GAF has built a core team of highly motivated experts for the strategic long term development of the swimming as a sport in India. GAF has developed meaningful partnerships with national and international organizations and is committed to laying a foundation for the eventual transformation of swimming as a sport in India.GAF aims to "Create Champions through Swimming”.
About Swimming Federation of India
The Swimming Federation of India (SFI) is the central governing body for promotion and administration of swimming sport in India. The SFI is affiliated to FINA, the world governing body for the sport. SFI was formed after the amalgamation of its predecessors – the National Swimming Association (NSA) and the Indian Swimming Federation (ISF). The SFI was formed in 1948
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