Indian swimmers Veerdhawal Khade and Sandeep Sejwal qualified for the semifinals of the 50-metre butterfly and 100-metre breaststroke events at the Commonwealth Games here onTuesday.

Khade clocked 24.72 seconds and came eighth among the 16 swimmers who qualified from the heats for the semifinals.

Sejwal clocked 1:02.72 seconds and stood ninth among the qualifiers.

The semifinals will be held in the evening.

In para sport, the Indian trio of Kiran Tak, Anjani Patel and Vineeta Pathak finished seventh, eight and ninth respectively to enter the finals of the women’s para sport 50m freestyle.

Kiran was the most impressive of the three as she clocked 38.79 seconds, followed by Anjani (47.64) and Vineeta (52.58).

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