Srihari Nataraj finished a creditable fifth in the men's 50m backstroke swimming event at CWG 2022. But Sajan Prakash journey aended after he failed to make men's 100m butterfly finals.
If Srihari Nataraj finishes on the podium, he will become only the second Indian swimmer since para-swimmer Prasanta Karmakar to win a CWG medal.
Vedaant Madhavan clocked 8:17.28 to bag a gold medal in the men’s 800m freestyle event of the Danish Open 2022. He had won a 1500m freestyle silver earlier.
Srihari Nataraj clocked 25.52 seconds to qualify for his second consecutive semifinals of the Games. He had also made the 100m backstroke last 16.
Besides Sajan Prakash and Srihari Nataraj, the Indian swimming team also includes Kushagra Rawat and Advait Page. The CWG 2022 is slated from July 28 to August 8.
Sajan Prakash, who represented India at the Tokyo Olympics, bagged gold in the men's 200m butterfly event. Vedant won silver in 1500m freestyle.
Check India's schedule for Sunday (July 31) at the Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham.