CWG 2022: Indian Swimmer Srihari Nataraj Registers Best Indian Time In 200m Backstroke, But Fails To Enter Final

 

Ace Indian swimmer Srihari Nataraj bettered the best Indian time en route a third place finish in heat 2 but could not qualify for the final of the men’s 200m backstroke event at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham on Tuesday. Nataraj clocked 2:00.84s to be the first reserve in the event. His previous best was 2:01.70s, which had come during the FINA World junior swimming championships in 2019. In swimming, a timing is considered a national record only when it has been achieved at the National Aquatics Championships.

Hence, the timings clocked in other meets are called the best Indian time.

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