KOLKATA: Western Railway won the team title at the 50th inter-railway aquatics meet by colleting 169 points here

on Thursday. Western’s Praveen Tokas was adjudged the individual champion.

Marvyn Chen of Western established a record in the 400m individual medley with a time of 4:46.84s, while Praveen won the 100m backstroke with a new time of 1:01.41s.

The results: 50m freestyle: 1. Arjun J.P. (SWR) 24.37s, 2. K. Mani (SWR) 25.00, 3. G. Sharath (WR) 25.40. 100m backstroke: 1. Praveen Tokas (WR) 1:01.41 (NMR, Old: 1:01.87 by Akbar Ali Mir, 2006), 2. Sumanta Nath (SER) 1:03.24, 3. C. Abhilash (SR) 1:03.83. 100m butterfly: 1. Sumanta Nath (SER) 59.37s, 2. K. Diwakar (SR) 59.99, 3. Aditya Sangvekar (WR) 1:00.01. 400m IM: 1. Marvyn Chen (WR) 4:46.84s (NMR, Old: 4:54.86 by Aditya Sangvekar, 2007), 2. Aditya Sangvekar (WR) 4:54.38, 3. Aviraj V. (SWR) 5:05.76. 4 x 100 freestyle relay: 1. South Western 3:41.88s, 2. Southern 3:46.99, 3. Western 3:47.85. Diving: 3m springboard: 1. T. Hariprasad (WR) 262.65, 2. R. Ravikumar Singh (WR) 231.35, 3. Naveen Yadav (DLW) 223.75.

Waterpolo final: Eastern bt Western 9-8; Third place: Southern bt Central 10-8.

Team championship: 1. Western 169 points, 2. Southern 135, 3. South Western 114.

Individual championship: 1. Praveen Tokas (WR) 32 points, 2. Mervyn Chen (WR) and Arjun J.P. (SWR) 31 (jointly). — Special Correspondent

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