In the men's 4x100m medley relay heats at the Asian Games, Indian swimmers Srihari Nataraj, Likith Selvaraj, Sajan Prakash, and Tanish George Matthew posted a time of 3:40.84, earning their place in the finals.
Indian swimmers Tanish George Mathew, Vishal Grewal, Anand AS, and Srihari Nataraj have advanced to the final of the men’s 4x100m freestyle relay at the Asian Games, setting a national record time of 3:21.22 during their heat to secure their place in the final. The men’s 4x100m freestyle relay final is scheduled to commence in Hangzhou at 6:18 PM. Notably, Tanish, Srihari, and Anand were also part of the previous national record, which stood at 3:23.72 from the 2019 Asian Age Group Championships.
Additionally, the women’s 4x200m freestyle relay team has qualified for the final, securing the eighth position in the heats with a time of 8:39.64. They will compete for a medal at 6:36 PM.
In an earlier event, Srihari Natraj, Likith Selvaraj, Sajan Prakash, and Tanish George Matthew narrowly missed a podium finish in the men’s 4x100m medley relay at the Asian Games. Despite ranking fourth overall, trailing China by 6.04 seconds, the Indian team set a new national record, surpassing their previous record from the 2018 Asian Games with an impressive time of 3:40.84 in the heats. This marked India’s best-ever timing in a 4x100m medley relay event.