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Distance swimmer Heidi has extra oomph for Rio

PETALING JAYA, July 31 — Open water swimmer Heidi Gan regards the Rio Olympics as extra special because she is the only Malaysian to qualify for the event.

The 27-year-old secured her spot in the women’s 10km open swimming marathon after claiming a creditable 18th place in the 48-competitor Olympic qualifying tournament at Setubal Bay, Portugal, last month.

Massage from India: 24k Sea Swimming

24 K Swim Across Gate Way of India to Belapur Jetty

30K Sea Swimming from Prawn’s Light House to Vashi Bridge

Closure of my pool for renovation and limited practice hours on another rented pool certainly affected of Sampanna’s training but not fully. He partially compensated this by adding more iron in weight room and strict protein diet regime. This put him to 4th place overall, beating even winner of senior category in annual 5K Sea Swimming Race from Sunk Rock Light House to Gate Way of India in the Mumbai on 10th Feb. 2015.

10K National Championships India

Miss Tejas Shankaran (18) sprinted towards finish line to secure her Silver Medal finish but shocked to see her team mate and close friend & rival Miss Anushka Purandare (16) already on  the shore. But then realized that Anushka got disqualified for her wrong turn in the last loop of 500 mts.

Message from India: 10 K National Championships

Miss Tejas Shankaran (18) sprinted towards finish line to secure her Silver Medal finish but shocked to see her team mate and close friend & rival Miss Anushka Purandare (16) already on  the shore. But then realized that Anushka got disqualified for her wrong turn in the last loop of 500 mts.

19 K River Bhagirathi Swimming Competitions, Murshidabad (W.B.)

Master Sampanna Shelar and his Team mates from Shark Aquatics viz. Miss Varada Dharmadhikari Miss Anushka Purandare, Miss Khushi Parmar, Master Devang Shah and Master Upendra Wagh were eager to participate in 72th Edition of 19 K River Bhagirathi Swimming Marathon which is held in conjunction with 81 K World’s Longest National Competition under auspices of S.F.I. on 6th Sept. 2015.

A 2800 km marathon swim for Swachh Bharat

On Air Force Day on October 8, three swimmers, Wing Commander Paramvir Singh, Sergeant Gullupilli Narahari and Sergeant Saripilli Srihari will plunge into the river Ganga at Devprayag and start swimming.

They will swim 2,800 km to Gangasagar and the expedition, called Ganga Avahan, should take 35 days.

The campaign was launched at the Defence Services Staff College (DSSC), Wellington, Nilgiris, to promote Swachh Bharat. It is partnered by the Ministry of Urban Development.  The Commandant of DSSC, Lt. Gen. S.K. Gadeock, AVSM, and the Minister for Urban Development Venkaiah Naidu, flagged off the event on October1. 

19 K River Bhagirathi Swimming Competitions, Murshidabad (W.B.)

19 K River Bhagirathi Swimming Competitions, Murshidabad (W.B.)

Master Sampanna Shelar and his Team mates from Shark Aquatics viz. Miss Varada Dharmadhikari Miss Anushka Purandare, Miss Khushi Parmar, Master Devang Shah and Master Upendra Wagh were eager to participate in 72th Edition of 19 K River Bhagirathi Swimming Marathon which is held in conjunction with 81 K World’s Longest National Competition under auspices of S.F.I. on 6th Sept. 2015.

Adam Walker is invited as special guest at the Bosporus race

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Adam Walker celebrity guest...at the Samsung Bosphorus Cross-Continental Swimming Race on 26th July 2015 - Turkey.

Thousands of swimmers will take part in this increasingly popular 6,5 km open water race that starts in Kalıca, Asia.
Organised by the Turkish Olympic Committee, the event has been running for 26 years and where it began with 4 female entrants and 64 male entrants in 1989, this swim now welcomes thousands of swimmers from all around the World!
Adam is also very much looking forward to swimming the 6.5k route himself and be ready and waiting to congratulate the swimmers in Kurucesme as they finish their race!
Find out more about the Bosphorus Swim here>> and finishes in Kurucesme, Europe.

18 Kms Solo Swim Across Mandva Jetty to Gate Way of India

Master Sampanna Ramesh Shelar (14 years) and Master Soham  Sheth (14 years) successfully swam across Mandva Jetty to Gate Way of India, distance of 18 Kms. in the Arabian Sea on 3rd March 2015.

I was very keen that one of my marathon swimmers shall swim this stretch My former swimmers where the first ones to cover this 18 Kms grueling distance. But after, terrorist attack on Mumbai, in the year 2009, permissions from Government agencies to swim in the vicinity was stopped.

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