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Virdhawal Khade Biography

Virdhawal Vikram Khade is an Indian swimmer who made history when he won a medal, after 24 years for India, in swimming in the 50m butterfly category at the 2010 Asian games. He is the national record holder in the 50m, 100m, 200m and 400m Freestyle events and in the 50m Butterfly. He won six Gold Medals and broke three Games Records at the South Asian Games, 2006 and won six Gold medals and broke five Games Records at the 33rd National Games, Guwahati. He is also regarded as the youngest ever Indian swimmer to qualify for an Olympics. On 16 November 2010 Virdhawal Khade became the first Indian swimmer since Khajan Singh to win a medal at the Asian Games, when he chased down a bronze in the 50m Butterfly event at the 16th Asian Games, Guangzhou, China.

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What can India's swimmers hope to win at the 2016 Rio Olympics?
What can India's swimmers hope to win at the 2016 Rio Olympics?
Being realistic - The real goal for India at Rio's Aquatic Center is not a medal but a berth in the semis
Swimmer Virdhawal Khade wins India's 1000th South Asian Games medal
Swimmer Virdhawal Khade wins India's 1000th South Asian Games medal
India now have over 1000 medals with the 12th edition of the games currently underway in Guwahati and Shillong.
Exemplary Indian swimming team win gold medal at Asian Age Group Championship
Exemplary Indian swimming team win gold medal at Asian Age Group Championship
Sajan Prakash also won a silver medal at the 400m event to make India proud.
Top 5 achievements by Indian swimmers
Top 5 achievements by Indian swimmers
A look at the best achievements by Indian swimmers on the international stage over the years.
Top 10 athletes from Maharashtra
Top 10 athletes from Maharashtra
The state of Maharashtra located in Western India is often known as the agrarian and commercial capital of the country, but it also inculcates a sport ...
Interview with Virdhawal Khade: "I wanted to quit swimming after the 2010 Asian Games"
Interview with Virdhawal Khade: "I wanted to quit swimming after the 2010 Asian Games"
Virdhawal Khade talks about the recently concluded National Games and his expectations for the year ahead.
National Games: Day seven round-up
National Games: Day seven round-up
D’Souza pulled off a huge upset against Virdhawal Khade today Day seven of the 2015 National Games saw no change at the top as Services led ...
Sandeep Sejwal's feat shows Indian swimming holds promise for future!
Sandeep Sejwal's feat shows Indian swimming holds promise for future!
Sandeep Sejwal Glimmer of Hope Indian swimming has been walking the ‘oblivion’ path for far too long. Medals were hard to come by in m ...
Asian Games 2014: Valiant Shreya Singh loses narrowly in pre-quarters of taekwondo
Asian Games 2014: Valiant Shreya Singh loses narrowly in pre-quarters of taekwondo
Shreya Singh put up a tough fight in the Round of 16 Close match India’s women taekwondo player Shreya Singh fought valiantly against her fo ...
Square Off Mumbai Swimmathon 2014 attracted over 500 participants from across Maharashtra
Square Off Mumbai Swimmathon 2014 attracted over 500 participants from across Maharashtra
List of Indian athletes at London
List of Indian athletes at London
The Indian Olympic dream
The Indian Olympic dream
Indian contingent all ready to go for Gold
Indian contingent all ready to go for Gold
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