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Asian Games 2018, Swimming, Men's 200m Backstroke Final, Day 5: Srihari Nataraj fighting for Gold, Live Score, Latest Updates & Results

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedAug 23, 2018 17:42 IST

The race action has begun! India has made a strong start!


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That is it for the day. Join us again tomorrow! 

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Men's 200m Backstroke Final Standings

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Men's 50m Butterfly Final Standings

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And with that. the swimming events for today come to a close. Khade finished 8th in Men's 50 Butterfly while Srihari finished 6th in Men's 200m Backstroke. Scorecard coming up. 

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Srihari finishes sixth in the final of the Men's 200m Backstroke event. 

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Srihari has fallen behind the pack. 50m to go in the race. 

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And off we go! 

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Srihari is up against seasoned competitors and will face a tough fight to bag a medal. Thankfully, if there one thing certain in sports, it's the uncertainty. 

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The youngster broke the National Record for Men's 200m Backstroke event today, following similar feats in 50m and 100m Backstroke events. 

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Srihari's final is about to start! The swimmers are now taking their positions. 

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The Women's 800m event is over. Not long to go now. 

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But before that, we have Women's 800m. No Indian in this one. 

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Nataraj's final about to begin! 

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Start List: Men's 200m Backstroke Final

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Srihari is contesting the Men's 200m Backstroke Final. 

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Srihari Nataraj's final will also be contested soon. The youngster broke yet another National Record while qualifying for the event. 

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Joseph Schooling of Singapore wins the Gold medal in Khade's event. 

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Virdhawal Khade finishes 8th in the Men's 50m Butterfly Final. His timing was 24.48 seconds. 

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Official result coming up. 

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Disappointing result for the India as he finishes outside the podium positions. 

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The race is underway! 

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Khade's final is up first. The Indian will be looking to add to his 2010 Asiad medal. 

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Start List: Men's 50m Butterfly Final

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The two finals involving Indians will begin shortly. Virdhawal Khade will be present in Men's 50m Butterfly whereas Srihari Nataraj will be contesting in 200m Backstroke.

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Thank you for joining us!

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Commendable effort by all the Indian's in the water today!

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It's just Khade who is through to the finals!

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Advait Page fails to make a mark too.

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Srihari notches a 2:02:97 second finish

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Next up is Advait Page in the 200m Backstroke!

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Commendable effort by the Indian!

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Nataraj comes 3rd in his Heats!

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Can he square up fast?

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Nataraj ranks 3rd in the 150m 

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Nataraj speeds along with able backstrokes!

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Srihari Nataraj has taken to the waters now!

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It's time for the Men's 200m Backstroke. Srihari Nataraj will be competing!

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Sadly, Aaron Dsouza fails to qualify for the finals.

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Meanwhile, Aaron Dsouza has topped his list! Will he qualify for the finals? 

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But we do have Khade going for the finals of 50m Butterfly in the evening!

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Khade is obviously tired from his 50m Butterfly and therefore fails to make a mark here.

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Khade lags behind in this style sadly

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The swimmers take their stance and off they go!

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And now Khade will take his chance!

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There are many participants in the Freestlye heats!

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Virdhawal Khade will also be participating in a 100m Freestlye heat now!

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In all the 3 heats India competed so far today, they have topped! Way to go!

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Dsouza tops his heat in 51.50 seconds!

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Dsouza steers ahead of everybody else!

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Dsouza leads confidently !
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