Special Correspondent

NEW DELHI: Shloka Joshi of Modern School, Barakhamba Road, set two new records, as three were made on the second day of the 43rd Delhi State Aquatic championship at the Pacific Sports Academy Swimming Pool, Andrews Ganj, here on Saturday.

Shloka beat Richa Mishra’s eight-year-old record of 1 minute 13.43 seconds in the 100-metre butterfly event with a 1:10.41 in the girls’ under-17 section. Harpreet Kaur of Delhi Public School, Mathura Road, also came under the earlier mark with a timing of 1:12.20.

In the 50-metre backstroke event, Shloka returned a time of 34.91 seconds to improve her own mark of 35.30 set in 2005.

Viplove Chaudhary of DPS, R.K. Puram, set a new mark in the 50-metre backstroke for boys’ under-15 with a timing of 32.37 seconds, obliterating the old mark of 33.03 set by Sameer Sareen in 2002.

The results (winners only): Boys: Under-17: 200m freestyle: Mohit Kumar 2:11.31; 1,500m freestyle: Mohit Agarwal 19:50.16; 50m backstroke: Nitin Tokas 32.62; 200m breaststroke: Gaurav Rathi 2:50.27; 100m butterfly: Mohit Kumar 1:06.67; 200m individual medley: Mohit Kumar 2:33.33; 4x200m freestyle relay: Jugla Singh Tairak Sangh ‘A’ 9:37.33.

Under-15: 100m freestyle: Karan 1:00.11; 200m freestyle: Karan 2:19.50; 50m backstroke: Viplove Chaudhary 32.37 (NMR); 200m breaststroke: Sachin Rathi 3:03.26; 100m butterfly: Prashant Tokas 1:07.36; 200m individual medley: Karan Singh 2:32.77; 4x200m freestyle relay: JSTS ‘A’ 9:55.97.

Girls: Under-17: 200m freestyle: Anwesha Hore 2:30.78; 1,500m freestyle: Anwesha Hore 20:37.75; 50m backstroke: Shloka Joshi 34.91 (NMR); 200m breaststroke: Anwesha Hore 3:22.65; 100m butterfly: Shloka Joshi 1:10.41 (NMR); 200m individual medley: Harpreet Kaur 2:53.75; 4x200m freestyle relay: JSTS ‘A’ 11:33.95.

Under-15: 100m freestyle: Sanjana Bhanu 1:10.14; 200m freestyle: Devyani Aggarwal 2:29.72; 50m backstroke: Netali Tokas 40.08; 200m breaststroke: Teesha Chugh 3:22.83; 100m butterfly: Vasundhra Puri 1:17.66; 200m individual medley: Devyani Aggarwal 2:54.95; 4x200m freestyle relay: JSTS ‘A’ 11:23.63.

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