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Eight more records sunk

Sports Reporter

KOLKATA: : Eight records fell and Karnataka won 12 out of the sixteen golds on the third day of the 32nd Junior National aquatic championship here on Tuesday.

The Bangalore teams won all the four 4x100m medley events in Group I & II categories thereby adding to the four 4x100m freestyle golds they won on Monday.

The girls rewrote records in both their groups while the boys in Group I equalled their own record set last year.

The best show of the day came from another Karnataka boy, Sheraz Jason, who bettered the boys' Group II 400m freestyle record by almost seven seconds.

The results:

Boys' Group I: 400m freestyle: 1. Rohit R. Havaldar (Kar) 4:16.88s, 2. Rohit Gupta (Del), 3. Siddarth Garg (Mah). 100m butterfly: 1. V. Bharat Kumar (Kar) 1:00.56, 2. Aditya Sangvekar (Mah), 3. Kapil Nalang (Mah). 50m breaststroke: 1. Sandeep Sejwal (Del) 31.94, 2. J. Agnishwar (TN), 3. Arjun J.P. (Kar). 4x100m medley relay: 1. Karnataka (Sandeep N.A., Arjun J.P., Bharat Kumar, Rohit Havaldar) 4:16.71 (EMR), 2. Delhi, 3. Maharashtra.

Girls' Group I: 400m freestyle: 1. Pooja R. Alva (Kar) 4:44.52 (NMR, Old: 4:48.30, V. Sivaranjani (Kar) 2003), 2. Kshipra Mahajan (Kar), 3. Triparna Paul (Ben). 100m butterfly: Shubha C. (Kar) 1:05.76 (NMR, Old: 1:06.71, self, 2004), 2. Pooja R. Alva (Kar), 3. Shloka Joshi (Del). 50m breaststroke: 1. Jessica Bole (Kar) 38.97, 2. M.S. Divya (AP), 3. Prerna S. Jain. 4x100m medley relay: 1. Karnataka (Kshipra Mahajan, V. Tejaswini, Shubha C., Pooja R. Alva) 4:52.64 (NMR, Old: 4:57.06, self, 2004), 2. Tamil Nadu, 3. Andhra Pradesh.

Boys' Group II: 400m freestyle: 1. Shiraz Jason (Kar) 4:24.74 (NMR, Old: 4:31.37, Rohit R. Hawaldar, Kar, 2003), 2. Veerdhaval Khade (Mah), 3. Poorna Chandra (Kar). 100m butterfly: 1. Aaron D'Souza (Kar) 1:03.39, 2. Siddanth D. (Kar), 3. Mohit Kumar (Del). 50m breaststroke: 1. Swaroop B.S. (Kar) 34.82, 2. Mohit Kumar (Del), 3. Akshay Ketkar (Mah). 4x100m medley relay: 1. Karnataka (Siddarth M., Koushik S.R., Siddanth D., Aaron D'Souza) 4:31.14, 2. Tamil Nadu, 3. Maharashtra.

Girls'Group II: 400m freestyle: 1. Aarti Ghorpade (Mah) 4:48.70 (NMR, Old: 4:51.31, self, 2004), 2. Smitha L. (Kar), 3. Archana Gupta (Kar). 100m butterfly: 1. Lekha Kamat (Mah) 1:08.15 (NMR, Old: 1:08.23, self, morning heats. Previous best: 1:08.54, Shubha C. Kar, 2003), 2. Ananya P.D. (Kar), 3. Parita Parekh (Guj). 50m breaststroke: 1. Monalisa Mondal (Ben) 38.33 (NMR, Old: 38.37, M.S. Divya, AP, 2003), 2. Madhuri Giri (Kar), 3. Lekha Kamat (Mah). 4x100m medley relay: 1. Karnataka (Tanvi Doddannavar, Madhuri Giri, Madhavi Giri, Neeraja B.) 4:56.97 (NMR, Old: 4:59.31, self, 2004), 2. Bengal, 3. Maharashtra.

Water polo: Boys: Bengal bt Karnataka 10-3; Punjab bt MP 12-3; Maharashtra bt Kerala 7-2; Delhi bt Manipur 8-6. Semifinal line-ups: Bengal vs Kerala, Maharashtra vs Karnataka. Girls: Karnataka bt Bengal 7-3. Semifinal line-ups: Maharashtra vs Bengal; Karnataka vs Kerala.

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