One can’t deny the fact that budding talents in India are showcasing exemplary skills to come through with flying colours. Be it any sports, academics or any other activity in the build-up to the country’s growth, young Indians’ are always a class apart.
Advait Page stole the spotlight for breaking the men’s 1500m national record by nearly 20 seconds as he clinched the gold in the 14th Singapore National swimming championships in Singapore.
The budding talent from Madhya Pradesh clocked an Indian best time of 15:25.98s, which outsmarted the previous record of 15:45.83s set by Kerala’s Sajan Prakash in 2014. It also steered him go past the Swimming Federation of India’s qualification standard for the upcoming Asian Games (15:33.21s, sixth place of 2014 Incheon Asiad).
“That was absolutely spectacular, many of the swimmers are coming up with awesome timings,” famous swimming coach Nihar Ameen, the Dronacharya awardee, told Sportstar from Singapore on Friday evening. Advait Page showcase his mettle once again when he had broken the 800m (Boys Group 1) national record by finishing the race in 08:16.27, he outsmarted Sanskar Tokus and Sanjay CJ who finished the race in 08:36.58 and 08:40.30 respectively.