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Maana Patel finishes second in heat, fails to reach semifinals

PTI
Published Jul 25, 2021, 7:11 pm IST
Updated Jul 25, 2021, 7:12 pm IST
The 21-year-old Indian, who qualified for the Games via a 'Universality quota', finished 39th overall
India's Maana Patel Patel reacts after competing in a heat for the women's 100m backstroke swimming event during the Tokyo Olympic Games at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre in Tokyo on Sunday. (Photo: AFP)
 India's Maana Patel Patel reacts after competing in a heat for the women's 100m backstroke swimming event during the Tokyo Olympic Games at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre in Tokyo on Sunday. (Photo: AFP)

Tokyo: Indian swimmer Maana Patel could not qualify for the semifinals of the women's 100m backstroke event as she finished second in her heat at the Tokyo Games here on Sunday.

Competing in her first Olympics, Maana finished with a time of 1.05.20 behind Zimbabwe's Donata Katai, who clocked 1:02.73.

 

Grenada's Kimberly Ince (1:10.24) finished third in the slowest heat 1.

The 21-year-old Indian, who qualified for the Games via a 'Universality quota', finished 39th overall.

The top 16 swimmers qualify for the semifinals.

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Location: Japan, Tokyo-to, Tokyo




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