Swimming Federation
of India Announces 71stGlenmark Senior National Aquatic Championships
2017

Left -Virendra Nanavati , CEO of Swimming Federation of India & Vice President , Indian Olympic Association, Right Piyush Sharma, President , Madhya Pradesh Swimming Association


6TH
October 2017, Bhopal, India
– The Swimming Federation
of India is pleased to announce 71st Glenmark Senior National
Aquatic Championships 2017in association with Madhya Pradesh Swimming
Association at Bhopal and Indore. About 600athletesrepresenting26 states will
participate in the disciplines of
Swimming, Diving and Water Polo. Glenmark Aquatic Foundation, (GAF) is the title sponsor of the
Championships.
The Swimming and Water Polo events
will be held at Prakash TaranPushkarfrom 7th October 2017 to 11th
October 2017. The Diving
events would be held from 8th October 2017 to 10th
October 2017 at Nehru Park Swimming Pool, Indore.
Piyush Sharma, President , Madhya Pradesh Swimming Association


The event will witness
top swimmers from the country in action who are also preparing for the upcoming
Commonwealth and Asian Games in 2018. Olympians Sajan Prakash and Shivani Katariya
who represented India in Rio 2016 Olympics will be participating in the event.
This event will also feature the likes of Asian Games medallists’ Sandeep
Sejwal, Veerdhawal Khade as well as upcoming age group swimmers like Srihari
Nataraj, Kushagra Rawat and Saloni Dalal. Jyotsna Pansare and Damini Gowda who
represented India in the recent Asian Age Group Championships will also exhibit
their skills. Young talents like Group II Championship winner Swadesh Mondal and
13 year old Veer Khattar will have a first taste of competing with Seniors. Advait
Page and Annie Jain would lead the home state contingent.
Honourable
Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shri Shivraj Singh Chauhan
will inaugurate
the event at 4:30pm on 7th October 2017. The heats of the swimming
events would begin on 7thOctober at 8 am and on other days at 8.30
am. The finals will begin at 5.30 pm every day.
The Event will be streamed live on
the website 
www.glenmarkaquatic.org and live updates
will be updated on twitter handle @nacindia as well. Also, the daily results,
order of events and other details will be updated on 
www.swimmingfederation.in
In addition
to the event, FINA in partnership with SFI shall conduct swimming and Water Polo
clinics featuring International Coaches
Event Schedule
First
Day
1. 200M FREE STYLE MEN
2. 200M FREE STYLE WOMEN
3. 200M INDIVIDUAL MEDLEY MEN
4. 200M INDIVIDUAL MEDLEY
WOMEN
5. 50M BREAST STROKE MEN
6. 50M BREAST STROKE WOMEN
7. 4 x 100M FREE STYLE RELAY
MEN
8. 4 x 100M FREE STYLE RELAY
WOMEN
SECOND
DAY
1. 1500M FREE STYLE MEN
2. 400M INDIVIDUAL MEDLEY WOMEN
3. 200M BREAST STROKE MEN
4. 200M BREAST STROKE WOMEN
5. 50M BACK STROKE MEN
6. 50M BACK STROKE WOMEN
7. 50M FREE STYLE MEN 7. 4 x 100M MEDLEY RELAY WOMEN
8. 4 x 100M MEDLEY RELAY MEN
THIRD
DAY
1. 1500M FREE STYLE WOMEN
2. 400M FREE STYLE MEN
3. 200M BACK STROKE WOMEN
4. 200M BACK STROKE MEN
5. 100M BUTTERFLY WOMEN
6. 100M BUTTERFLY MEN
7. 50M FREE STYLE WOMEN
8. 4 x 50M FREE STYLE RELAY MIXED
9. 4X200M FREE STYLE RELAY WOMEN
FOURTH
DAY
1. 800M FREE STYLE WOMEN
2. 400M INDIVIDUAL MEDLEY MEN
3. 100M BREAST STROKE WOMEN
4. 100M BREAST STROKE MEN
5. 50M BUTTERFLY WOMEN
6. 50M BUTTERFLY MEN
7. 100M FREE STYLE WOMEN
8. 100M FREE STYLE MEN
9. 4 x 200M FREE STYLE RELAY MEN
FIFTH
DAY
1. 800M FREE STYLE MEN
2. 400M FREE STYLE WOMEN
3. 200M BUTTERFLY MEN
4. 200M BUTTERFLY WOMEN
5. 100M BACK STROKE MEN
6. 100M BACK STROKE WOMEN 8. 4 x 50M MEDLEY RELAY MIXED
About Glenmark Aquatic Foundation
Glenmark Aquatic
Foundation (GAF) is a non-profit CSR initiative of Glenmark Pharmaceuticals
Limited. GAF aims is to help transform the ecosystem for swimming across our
country and put India on the world swimming map!
Glenmark
Aquatic Foundation is the title sponsor of the Event. GAF runs a high
performance aquatic centre in Mumbai and partners the Sports Authority of India
for the National swimming academy at the Dr. S.P. Mukherjee Swimming complex
at Delhi. It also runs various coaching programmes across the year. In
addition to GAF, Sports Authority of India, Speedo and Myrtha pools have also
affirmed their support for the event.
With
young swimmers and young coaches as primary target beneficiaries, GAF has built
a core team of highly motivated experts for the strategic long term development
of the swimming as a sport in India. GAF has developed meaningful partnerships
with national and international organizations and is committed to laying a
foundation for the eventual transformation of swimming as a sport in India. GAF
aims to “Create Champions through Swimming”.
About
Swimming Federation of India
The Swimming Federation of India (SFI) is the central
governing body for promotion and administration of swimming sport in India. The
SFI is affiliated to FINA, the world governing body
for the sport. SFI was formed after the amalgamation of its predecessors – the
National Swimming Association (NSA) and the Indian Swimming Federation (ISF).
The SFI was formed in 1948
For
further information, please contact:

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