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Asian Games 2018, Swimming, Men's 50m Breaststroke, Day 6: Sandeep Sejwal Fighting for Gold, Live Score, Latest Updates & Results

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Updated: 24 August 2018 16:54 IST - Published: 24 August 2018 07:35 IST
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And that brings us to the end of our live coverage of swimming.

Stay tuned to Sportskeeda for the latest updates from the Asian Games.

Goodbye!
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Final standings
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The top three positions go to Japan, China and Kazakhstan
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With 27.98 seconds, Sandeep Sejwal finishes in SEVENTH POSITION!
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Stay tuned as we bring you the final standings
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Japan gets the GOLD!
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Here we go!
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Action is about to start!
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The swimmers are warming up now!
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Sandeep Sejwal is the only Indian in this final and he qualified in the seventh place
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The swimmers are getting introduced now.
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Good afternoon! The action is about to begin now
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That is it for now. Join us later today for the two finals. 
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Sandeep Sejwal's final will also be contested later on in the day. 
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To find out whether or not Page has won a medal, we will have to wait till the evening, when the finals will be contested. 
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If Page's timing stood to be better than those below, he will be awarded a medal. 
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Men's 1500m Freestyle Final: Start List
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The Finals of the Men's 1500m Freestyle Event will be contested later on in the day. The top eight swimmers will take part in it. However, there is a slight chance for Page to win a medal. 

If indeed Page's timing stands to be better than the eight swimmers in the final, he will win a medal. If not, he goes home empty handed. It is still a difficult proposition, however. The Indian set a time of 15:29.96, which is more than the eighth best swimmer in the final. 
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Men's 1500m Freestyle Heat: Final Standings
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It looks like long-distance races such as this follow a seeding system, which means the eight best swimmers had qualified for the final without stepping into the pool. Unfortunately, Page wasn't one of the top eight and thus missed out on a final berth. 
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It seems like despite finishing first in his heat, Page is set to miss out on a Final berth. Official result coming up. 
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Advait Page finishes his heat in the first position! His timing is 15:29.96. 
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2/3rd of the race has been completes. Page with a 4 second lead over his closest competitor. 
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900m gone and Advait Page is in the lead in Men's 1500m. 
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Advait Page has taken the lead! More than half of the race has been completed. 
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Page is just 0.07 seconds behind his first-place opponent! 
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Page closing in on the first place! He is just over a second behind his opponent. 
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Stunning swim by Page who is now in the second position! 1/3rd of the race gone. 
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The Indian is coming in 7th at the moment. It is almost guaranteed, however, that he will qualify since there is only one heat in this event. 
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Advait Page's heat is underway! 
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One more event still to come. 
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Men's 50m Breaststroke: Final List
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Sandeep Sejwal makes it to the final! He finishes 6th overall! 
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Sejwal finishes first in his heat with a timing of 27.95s. Four more heats to go before the final list is announced. 
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Sejwal's heat is underway! 
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Men's 1500m Freestyle: Start List
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Avait Page, meanwhile, is also in the first Heat. 
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Men's 50m Breaststroke: Start List
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Sejwal is in Heat 1 of the Men's 50m Breaststroke event. 
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We are back at the pool with India's Sandeep Sejwal and Advait Page in action. 
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Action continues on Day 6 of the multi-sporting extravaganza -- The 2018 Asian Games.

Today, we are set to witness all the action from the swimming arena, where India's Sandeep Sejwal will be competing in the Men's 50m backstroke category, while Advait Page will take part in the 1500m men's freestyle Final.

Day five ended more with a whimper, rather than a bang. On what was a disappointing day for India, several participants lost their matches in the final stages. Ankita Raina (WR 189) bagged a Bronze medal as she went down against Zhang Shuai (WR 34). She fought valiantly against the Chinese Number eventually lost 6-4, 7-6(6). Meanwhile, the Men's doubles pair of Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan made it to the Final of the event and are have ensured at least a Silver medal for India. 

Meanwhile, India's 15-year-old shooter Shardul Vihan also bagged a Silver in the  Men's Double Trap Final and took the total tally to 17. There was also progression in other racquet sports, as badminton squash, and indeed Tennis saw Indian athletes advance. However, India's loss to Iran in the Men's Kabaddi Semifinal was completely unprecedented and historic in a wrong sense for India! There were also losses in Archery and Weightlifting.