Guwahati News Desk: The Assam Aquatic Team shines at 37th Sub-junior and 47th Junior National Aquatic Championships 2021 held in Bangaluru from October 19-23.
The Assam Aquatic Team clinched first place in eight events, earned second rank in seven events and ranked third in eleven.
Astha Choudhury representing Assam broke the 12-year senior national record held at 1.03.24 and junior national record at 1.04.66 on Wednesday.
Adriza Rani Chetia and Anwesha Khanikar finished first in four events at National Aquatic Championships.
More than 1,500 swimmers participated from across the 32 State and Union Territories in the 37th Sub-junior and 47th Junior National Aquatic Championships in Bangaluru.
The championships will help the winners to get trail selection for the Swimming Federation of India (SFI) to form a 10-member team which will complete with the South African National Swimming Team in January 2022.
Later SFI will aimed a long term training for the selection for Paris Olympics 2024.
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