Aquatics Current Affairs, GK & News
Rohan More, the Pune-based Indian long-distance swimmer, has become the first Asian and the youngest person in the world to swim across the Ocean Seven. Despite sudden drop in water temperature, he covered the distance in 8 hours and 37 minutes. The Ocean’s Seven marathon consists of seven long-distance open-water swims, which includes the North ..
Topics: Aquatics • Cook Strait • English Channel • Kim Chambers • Long-distance swimming • Marathon swimming • North Channel • Oceans Seven • Open water swimming • Strait of Gibraltar • Swimming • Water sports
FINA, the world swimming body has granted India an Olympic berth in swimming. FINA awarded the berth to Karnataka swimmer Gagan AP Ulalmath in the men’s 1,500 metres freestyle event of the London Olympics under the ‘Universality’ quota. FINA Fédération Internationale de Natation (International Swimming Federation) FINA is recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2012