Rome: Indian swimmer, Srihari Nataraj has booked his ticket for the Tokyo Olympics 2020. He has been chosen for the Olympics after FINA – Worldwide Simming Federation – accepted his ‘A Commonplace’ qualification time.
He had participated in males’s 100m backstroke time trial on the Sette Colli Trophy in Rome. Nataraj not solely certified for Tokyo 2020 but in addition achieved a nationwide document.
Within the qualification course of, the swimmers don’t compete towards different swimmers however they attempt to higher the timing than their rivals. Nataraj’s qualification was accepted on the final day of the Tokyo Olympics qualification. That is the primary time that two swimmers from Idia can be participating within the Olympics as Sajan Prakash has additionally certified together with Nataraj.
2018 was an iconic yr for Nataraj. In that yr, he participated within the Commonwealth Video games, Asian Video games and likewise within the Summer season Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires in Argentina.
“…Srihari Nataraj Olympic qualification time of 53.77 (seconds) swam within the time trial on the Sette Colli Trophy is affirmed by FINA. SFI had put ahead its illustration to FINA for this. Srihari joins Sajan Prakash as India’s A qualification entry to Tokyo,” the Swimming Federation of India tweeted.
Earlier, Sajan Prakash too certified for the Tokyo Olympics 2020.