Commonwealth Games 2018: Swimming Men's 100m Butterfly Semifinal 2, Sajan Prakash carries India's hopes, Live Updates

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedApr 08, 2018 16:34 IST

The swimming action starts at 4:28 pm at Optus Aquatic Centre


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Sajan Prakash finishes 5th and bows out of the competition

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Sajan Prakash in 5th as the swimmers complete the first 50 metres

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Sajan Prakash in Lane 2

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The race is about to start. Best 8 Athletes qualify for the next round

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Heat 1 finishes. Heat 2 coming up.

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Heat 1 coming up. India's Sajan Prakash is in Heat 2

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Hello and welcome to Sportskeeda's live coverage of Swimming Men's 100m Butterfly Semifinal 2. Stay tuned for updates!

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Day 4 has been great for India with Punam Yadav winning a gold in Weightlifting & Mery Kom securing a Bronze for herself in Boxing. India also beat the strong England team in women's hockey 2-1 coming back from 1 goal behind. The Women's 10m Air Pistol participants, India's Manu Bhaker & Heena Sidhu bagging a Gold medal and Silver medal respectively.The Indian Women's Table Tennis contingent also doing well defeating England 3-0 earlier in the day and moving on to the Gold medal match where they will be facing Singapore. India's Vikas Thakur also made India proud winning a bronze medal in the Men's 94kg category in Weightlifting. A total of 5 medals won until now.

Day 4 of the Commonwealth Games brings back swimming amongst other sports with Sajan Prakash the athlete on display. Sajan had already taken part in 50m butterfly on Day 1 of the games but failed to qualify from his heat. In the 100m butterfly, however, things have been different. Sajan qualified from the Heats and will now represent India in the Semi-finals.

The 24-year-old swimmer was born in Kerala and is taking part in 4 events at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. 
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