Rehan, Arhatha sparkle

 
 Arhatha Magavi powers to 100M fly gold. DH photoRehan powered home in 54.97 seconds to clinch the 100M butterfly gold.
The 23-year-old Basavanagudi Aquatic Centre swimmer went under the best Indian time of 57.22 set last year by his team-mate Aaron D’Souza.

Arhatha took the gold in the corresponding event in the women’s section in a record time of 1:03.92.  Her timing was even better than the national mark of 1:04.81 belonging to Richa Mishra. In the 50M butterfly, Shubha C from BAC recorded 28.67 to leave behind Arhatha (28.72) for the gold. In the process, she erased the time of 29.41 that stood in the name of Shikha Tandon.

Aaron set a new mark in the 50 fly. The BAC swimmer clocked 25.67 seconds for the gold, shaving off 0.45 seconds from the previous record.

Results:

100M freestyle: Aaron D’Souza (BAC) 24.01 seconds (New Record. Old: 24.70, Arjun JP, 2008), 1; Sandeep NA (BAC) 25.13, 2; Siddarth Mahendra (KCR) 26.63, 3.   
200M freestyle: Aaron D’Souza (BAC) 1:54:84 (New Record. Old: 1:57.52, Aaron D Souza, 2008), 1; Rohit Havaldar (BAC) 1:57:49 (BMR), 2; Gagan AP (BAC) 2:00:39, 3.

1500M freestyle: Gagan AP (BAC) 16:56:56, 1; Shaun D’Souza (BAC) 17:15:67, 2; Akshay Krishna (KCR) 17:16:58, 3.

50M breaststroke: Aditya Roshan (KCR) 32.71 seconds, 1; Akash Rohith (KCR) 33.51, 2; Sujid Mon (ASC) 33.73, 3. 200M breaststroke: Aditya Roshan (KCR) 2:41:82, 1; Arvind M (BAC) 3:01:09, 2.

50M butterfly: Aaron D’souza (BAC) 25.67 seconds (NR. Old: 26.12, Rahul Batra 2007), 1; Sandeep N A (BAC) 27.64, 2; Aditya Roshan (KCR) 29:03, 3. 100M butterfly: Rehan Poncha (BAC) 54.97 seconds (New Meet Record. Old: 57.22, Aaron D’Souza, 2008), 1; Srinand Srinivas (BAC) 1:05:40, 2. 200M ind medley: Rehan Poncha (BAC) 2:08:21 (NMR. Old: 2:14.71, Rehan, 2006), 1; Ashwin Menon (KCR) 2:20:86, 2; Srinand Srinivas (BAC) 2:27:47, 3.  

Women:

100M freestyle: Shubha C (BAC) 27.41 seconds, 1; Sneha T (BAC) 28,03, 2; Pratima Kollali (KCR) 29.63, 3.

200M freestyle: Arhatha Magavi (BAC) 2:11:20, 1; Shubha C (BAC) 2:12:67, 2; Sneha T (BAC) 2:13:56, 3. 1500M freestyle: Sushaka Pratap (BAC) 18:59:20, 1; Bhoomi R Motwani (BAC) 20:03:97, 2; Medha C (KCR) 20:29:59, 3.

50M breaststroke: Tejaswini V (BAC) 38.73 seconds, 1; Bhoomi R Motwani (BAC) 39.02, 2; Lavanya G (BAC) 39.20, 3.

200M breaststroke: Tejaswini V (BAC) 3:01:35, 1; Lavanya (BAC) 3:01:94, 2; Bhoomi R Motwani (BAC) 3:02:24, 3.

50M butterfly: Shubha C (BAC) 28.67 (NR. Old: 29.41, Shikha Tandon, 2007), 1; Arhatha Magavi (BAC) 28.72, 2.

100M butterfly: Arhatha Magavi (BAC) 1:03:92 (NR. Old: 1:04.81, Richa Mishra, Police, 2000), 1; Pooja R Alva (BAC) 1:04:26, 2; Shubha C (BAC) 1:05:35, 3.  200M ind medley: Pooja R Alva (BAC) 2:30:04 (NR. Old: 2:32.31, Nisha Millet, 1999), 1; Madhavi Giri (BAC) 2:38:31, 2; Tejaswini (BAC) 2:41:86, 3.  

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