Hemanth powers his way to three gold medals; Shraddha sparkles on day one

Hemanth Jenukal V B of GSA pocketed three gold medals to steal the show on the opening day of the 14th State Short Course swimming meet  here on Friday.

Hemanth triumphed in the 200M individual medley, 400M individual medley and 100M freestyle for Group II boys, setting meet records in the 400 IM and the 100 free.

Shraddha Sudhir of Nettakallappa Aquatic Centre (NAC) splashed her way to two gold medals in Group II, in the 100M breast stroke and 400M individual medley, with a meet record in the first event. Another NAC swimmer to sparkle on the day was Prithvi M, who won the 100M breast stroke for Group I boys.

Eleven other meet marks were set on the day. Arvind M (Group I 200M individual medley and 100M backstroke) , Damini K Gowda (200IM, Group II), Vaania Kapoor Achuthan (100 backstroke, Group III), Harishree J Rai (100M backstroke, Group I), Sanjay C J (100M freestyle, Group III), Prithvi M (100M breast stroke, Group I), Shradha Sudhir (100M breast stroke, Group II), Srihari Natraj (100M butterfly, Group III) and Rakshit U Shetty (100 freestyle, Group I) set records in individual events while BAC’s 4x25M medley relay team (Group III girls) and GSA’s 4x50 freestyle relay team (Group II boys) also sank meet marks.

Results: Boys: Group I: 100M freestyle: Rakshith U Shetty (BAC) 53.01, 1; Gavrav Yadav KA (Dolphin Aquatics) 56.82, 2; Pranav Podode (BAC) 57.09, 3.   400M freestyle: Pranav Podode (BAC) 4:13.90, 1; Gowtham R (Dolphin Aquatics) 4:43.73, 2; Sharath R (GSA) 4:35.97, 3.  1500M freestyle: Gowtham R (Dolphin Aquatics) 18:20.49, 1; Mahul NS (PMSC) 20:52.23, 2.  100M backstroke: Arvind M (BAC) 57.73, 1; Rajaram Nikhil (GSA) 1:08.16, 2; Kushal S (PETAC) 1:10.09, 3.  100M breaststroke: Prithvi M (NAC) 1:06.98, 1; Gavrav Yadav KA (Dolphin Aquatics) 1:07.25, 2; Vaishnav Hegde (Dolphin Aquatics) 1:09.54, 3.  200M medley: Arvind M (BAC) 2:07.61, 1; Rakshith U Shetty (BAC) 2:17.22, 2; Prithvi M (NAC) 2:20.63, 3.  4x50 medley relay: BAC 1:58.82, 1; MEG 2:02.29, 2. 

Group II: 100M freestyle: Hemanth Jenukal VB (GSA) 57.47, 1; Chirag Kempegowda (GSA) 58.44, 2; Manav D (Dolphin Aquatics) 59.76, 3. 800M freestyle: Sanjeev R (PMSC) 9:00.39, 1; Karan K Raju (NAC) 9:49.16, 2; Suhas PM (Davan’s) 9:55.03, 3. 50M backstroke: S Siva (BAC) 32.00, 1; Joseph Padavath (NAC) 32.41, 2; Nishanth Kumar (GSA) 32.85, 3. 100M breaststroke: Manav D (Dolphin Aquatics) 1:12.19, 1; Akash N (GSA) 1:18.40, 2; Rohin B Shivaprakash (PMSC) 1:19.22, 3. 200M individual medley: Hemanth Jenukal VB (GSA) 2:18.88, 1; Akash N (GSA) 2:31.01, 2; Rohit Yadav (MEG) 2:31.24, 3. 400M medley: Hemanth Jenukal VB (GSA) 4:59,71, 1; S Siva (BAC) 5:01.08, 2; Arnav Divakar (BAC) 5:20.57, 3. 4x50M freestyle relay: GSA 1:51.99, 1; BAC 1:53.68, 2; NAC 1:56.99, 3. 

Group III: 100M freestyle: Sanjay CJ (Dolphin Aquatics) 59.45, 1; Pruthvi Gowda SS (PETAC) 1:07.56, 2; Vinod R (BAC) 1:08.30, 3. 200M freestyle: Sanjay CJ (Dolphin Aquatics) 2:11.04, 1; Bhavesh R (Dolphin Aquatics) 2:23.85, 2; Nandan NP (Dolphin Aquatics) 2:25.78, 3.  100M butterfly: Srihari Nataraj (Dolphin Aquatics) 1:11.13, 1; P Khushal (Dolphin Aquatics) 1:11.63, 2; Karthik M (BAC) 1:11.88, 3. 100M backstroke: Srihari Nataraj (Dolphin Aquatics) 1:10.26, 1; Bhavesh R (Dolphin Aquatics) 1:14.00, 2; Sidharth Joshi (GSA) 1:15.03, 3.  4x25M medley relay: Dol ‘A’ 1:01.94, 1; BAC ‘B’ 1:04.37, 2; BAC ‘A’ 1:05.17, 3.
Group IV: 25M freestyle: Raj Vinayak R (PMSC) 15.29, 1; Hiten Mittal (BAC) 15.32, 2; Vaibhav R S (GSA) 15.32, 3.  50M breaststroke: Sathvik DS (BAC) 40.78 seconds, 1; Hiten Mittal (BAC) 41.12; 2; SN Harshavardhan 41.48, 3. 200M medley: Raj Vinayak R (PMSC) 2:47.65, 1; SN Harshavaradhan (BAC) 2:53.03, 2; Dhyan Balakrishna (PMSC) 2:54.99, 3. 4x25M freestyle relay: BAC ‘A’ 1:00.25, 1; PMSC 1:01.81, 2; VSC 1:02.81, 3.
Girls: Group I: 100M freestyle: Siya Manjeshwar (Dolphin) 1:01.99, 1; Ashmika Ponnamma KG (MDSA) 1:28.21, 2. 400M freestyle: Ranjeetha J (BAC) 5:21.69, 1; Anagha S Gowda (NAC) 5:28.54, 2; Arundathi M (PETAC) 5:52.97, 3.  1500M freestyle: Ranjetha J (BAC) 21:35.41, 1. 100M backstroke: Harishree J Rai K (GSA) 1:08.91, 1; Anagha S Gowda (NAC) 1:19.24, 2; DS Sathyashree (PETAC) 1:21.99, 3.  100M breaststroke: DS Sathyashree (PETAC) 1:29.76, 1; Riya Juyal (PMSC) 1:19.22, 2.  200M medley: Harishree J Rai K (GSA) 2:36.53, 1; Arundathi M (PETAC) 3:06.76, 2.
Group II: 100M freestyle: K Chandana (VSC) 1:03.21, 1; Nikitha SV (BAC) 1:05.60, 2; Joan R Deepak (NAC) 1:07.14, 3. 800M freestyle: Nikitha SV (BAC) 10:09.09, 1; Damini JP (GSA) 10:13.70, 2; Preksha HM (NAC) 10:14.23, 3. 50M backstroke: Jhanati R (BAC) 33.97, 1; Joan R Deepak (NAC) 34.96, 2; Saranya R Chinya (PMSC) 37.62, 3.  100M breaststroke: Shraddha Sudhir (NAC) 1:19.94, 1; Shriya R Bhat (BAC) 1:23.26, 2; Rhia Singh (BAC) 1:25.08, 3.  200M individual medley: Damini K Gowda (BAC) 2:29.11, 1; Ranjana H (BAC) 2:41.11, 2; Rhia Singh (BAC) 2:42.71, 3. 400M medley: Shraddha Sudhir (NAC) 5:27.23, 1; Ranjana H (BAC) 5:47.68, 2; Jhanati Rajesh (BAC) 5:56.88, 3.  4x50M freestyle: BAC 2:00.74, 1; NAC 2:01.01, 2; BAC ‘B’ 2:09.04, 3.
Group III: 100M freestyle: Harshitha J (BAC) 1:08.13, 1; Nandini SS (BAC) 1:09.69, 2; Abhigna Anand (NAC) 1:10.37, 3. 100M butterfly: Thanuja S (BAC) 1:15.49, 1; Harshitha J (BAC) 1:17.43, 2; Mansi Ravi (BAC) 1:20.90, 3. 200M freestyle: Harshitha J (BAC) 2:28.88, 1; Nandini SS (BAC) 2:30.22, 2; Abhigna Anand (NAC) 2:32.76, 3. 100M backstroke: Vaania Kapoor Achuthan (BAC) 1:11.24, 1; Bhavana AB (NAC) 1:21.14, 2; Sunaina Manjunath (NAC) 1:27.18, 3. 4x25M medley relay: BAC ‘A’ 1:00.44, 1; NAC 1:10.10, 2; BAC ‘B’ 1:10.85, 3.
Girls: Group IV: 25M freestyle: Khushi Dinesh (BAC) 15.32, 1; Mahalingam S (BAC) 15.78, 2; Riddhi Juyal (PMSC) 15.84, 3.  50M breaststroke: Riddhi Juyal (PMSC) 42.31, 1; Khushi Dinesh (BAC) 43.86, 2; Bhavana R (GSA) 44.82, 3. 200M medley: Khushi D (BAC) 2:51.67, Poojitha G M (BAC) 3:01.36,2; Saachi G (BAC) 3:06.72, 3.  4x25M freestyle relay: BAC 1:03.02, 1; BAC ‘B’ 1:06.23, 2; Dolphin 1:06.40, 3.

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