Rohit hogs limelight on day one

BAC lad cracks 100M and 200M backstroke marks

 
Rohit R Havaldar splashes his way to the 100M backstroke gold in Bangalore on Monday. DH photoRohit set meet records in the 100M and 200M backstroke events at the BAC pool. The Basavanagudi swimmer stopped the clock at 59.85 seconds to clinch gold in 100 backstroke. Rohit erased the previous record of 1:0053 set last year by his team-mate Rehan Poncha.

In the 200 backstroke, Rohit touched the tape in two minutes 09.58 seconds for gold. Rohit went past the old record of 2:12.69 stood in the name of Poncha, who also came under the meet mark here to bag silver in 2:11.63.

Results: Men: 800M freestyle: Gagan AP (BAC) 8:55:03, 1; Akshay Krishna (KCR) 9:03.68, 2; Shaun D’Souza (BAC) 9:28.43, 3.

100M backstroke: Rohit R Havaldar (BAC) 59.85, 1; NMR. Old: 1:00.53 (Rehan Poncha, BAC,  2008); Ashwin Menon (KCR) 1:01.11, 2; Sandeep NA (BAC) 1:03.99, 3.

200M backstroke: Rohit RH (BAC) 2:09.58, 1; NMR: Old: 2:12.69 (Rehan Poncha, BAC, 2008); Rehan Poncha (BAC) 2:11.63, 2. BMR; Aswhin Menon (KCR) 2:11.96, 3. BMR.

100M breaststroke: Aditya Roshan (KCR) 1:12.37, 1; Akash Rohith (KCR) 1:13.17, 2; Arivind M (BAC0 1:23.67, 3.

400M individual medley: Rehan Poncha (BAC) 5:03.16, 1; Akshay Krishna (KCR) 5:04.68, 2; Srinand Srinivas (BAC) 5:10.36, 3.

4x100M freestyle relay: BAC’ A’ (Gagan AP, Rohit Havaldar, Rehan Poncha, Aaron D’Souza) 3:47.90, 1; KCR (Aditya Roshan, Siddarth M, Akshay Krishna, Ashwin Menon) 3:51.51, 2; BAC ‘B’ (Srinand S, Shaun D’Souza, Ajay A, Sandeep NA) 3:56.25, 3.

4x200M freestyle relay: BAC ‘A’ (Gagan AP, Rohit Havaldar, Rehan Poncha, Aaron D’Souza) 8:30.83, 1; KCR (Akshay Krishna, Aditya Roshan, Siddarth Mahindra, Ashwin Menon) 8:40.28, 2; BAC ‘B’ (Srinand Srinivas, Shaun D’Souza, Sandeep NA, Ajay A) 9:12.71, 3.

Women: 800M freestyle: Sushaka Pratap (BAC) 10:00:36, 1; Sneha T (BAC) 10:21:91, 2; Medha C (KCR) 10:37:43, 3.
100M backstroke: Madhavi Giri (BAC) 1:11:61, 1; Krishpra Mahajan (BAC) 1:15:39, 2; Meghana S (BAC) 1:17:95, 3.

200M backstroke: Madhavi Giri (BAC) 2:38:14, 1; Kshipra Mahajan (BAC) 2:40:93, 2; Meghana S (BAC) 2:42:09, 3.
100M breaststroke: Tejaswini V (BAC) 1:23:65, 1; Bhoomi R Motwani (BAC) 1:25:77, 2; Divya Guruswamy (KCR) 1:27:05, 3.

400M individual medley: Pooja R Alva (BAC) 5:26:24, 1; Madhavi Giri (BAC) 5:37:59, 2; Tejaswini V (BAC) 5:47:95, 3.
4x100M freestyle relay: BAC ‘A’ (Shubha C, Pooja R Alva, Sneha T, Arhatha Magavi) 4:18:24, 1; BAC ‘B’ (Madhavi Giri, Sushaka Pratao, Tejaswini V, Kshipra Mahajan) 4:42:21, 2; KCR (Meena C, Medha C, Divya Guruswamy, Prathima Kollali) 4:50:88, 3.
4x200M freestyle relay: BAC ‘A’ (Shubha C, Pooja R Alva, Sneha T, Arhatha Magavi) 9:30.48, 1; BAC ‘B’ (Madhavi Giri, Sushaka Pratap, Bhoomi RM, Chitra Mahajan) 9:58.74, 2; KCR (Medha C, Divya G, Meena C, Prathima Kollali) 10:08:50, 3.
Waterpolo (league): Men: ASC bt BAC 12-6. Women: BAC bt PMSC 8-1.

Diving: Men, 1M springboard: Shivaraj A Mohite (217.25 pts) 1; Krishna M Naik (211) 2; Aneesh Kumar (195) 3. Women, 1M springboard: Karishma M Mohite (177.10 pts) 1; Naomi Vaiphel (136.05) 2; Asha J (120.40) 3.

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