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Name SEJWAL Sandeep
NOC IND - India India Date of Birth 23 JAN 1989
Residence Gender Male
Height 183 cm Weight 75 kg
Discipline Swimming

Swimming

Result
Date Time Event Results
Rank Time Record
26 SEP 2014 19:06 Men's 50m Breaststroke Final 3 28.26
26 SEP 2014 09:30 Men's 50m Breaststroke - Heat 2 1 28.25
24 SEP 2014 10:00 Men's 100m Breaststroke - Heat 3 5 1:03.09

Competition Highlights

RankEventYearLocationResult
Asian Games
64 x 100m Medley Relay2010Guangzhou, CHN3:52.97
9100m Breaststroke2010Guangzhou, CHN1:03.670
10200m Breaststroke2010Guangzhou, CHN2:19.78
1150m Breaststroke2010Guangzhou, CHN28.96
Olympic Games
36200m Breaststroke2008Beijing, CHN2:15.24
38100m Breaststroke2008Beijing, CHN1:02.19
World Championships
304 x 100m Medley Relay2009Rome, ITA3:48.85
32200m Breaststroke2013Barcelona, ESP2:16.05
32200m Breaststroke2009Rome, ITA2:13.22
3550m Breaststroke2013Barcelona, ESP28.12
35100m Breaststroke2009Rome, ITA1:01.20
3850m Breaststroke2009Rome, ITA27.92
45100m Breaststroke2013Barcelona, ESP1:02.69
49100m Breaststroke2011Shanghai, CHN1:02.62
Asian Championships
3100m Breaststroke2009Foshan, CHN1:01.90
3200m Breaststroke2009Foshan, CHN2:14.99
34 x 100m Medley Relay2009Foshan, CHN3:45.53
Commonwealth Games
950m Breaststroke2014Glasgow, GBR28.12
12100m Breaststroke2014Glasgow, GBR1:03.24

Detailed Information

Biography
Hobbies Playing cricket, computer games, bowling, watching movies, listening to music. (gosports.in, 25 Sep 2009)
Occupation Railway Worker
Higher education Humanities - St Stephen's College, New Delhi, IND
Coach Nihar Ameen (IND) from 2006 (indiatimes.com, 16 Jul 2014; zeenews.india.com, 17 May 201; indiatimes.com, 16 Jul 2014)
Sporting / famous Relatives His sister Ritu was a national level swimmer. (findarticles.com, 19 Aug 2009)
Additional Information Start of sporting career
He took up the sport in fifth grade at school. (merinews.com, 08 May 2008)

Reason for taking up this sport
"My mother took me to the pool when I was in class five. In the beginning, I never liked swimming and used to make excuses to skip practice. But as I improved and won medals, my interest in swimming developed." (merinews.com, 08 May 2008)

Most influential person in career
His mother, as well as his coach Nihar Ameen. (chaiwtihlakshmi.in, 01 Mar 2012)

Awards
In 2010 he won the Best Male Swimmer award at the Indian national swimming championships in Jaipur. (cwgdelhi2010.org, 30 Aug 2010)

General
NATIONAL FIRST
He became the first Indian breaststroker to appear at the Olympic Games when he competed in Beijing in 2008. (swimmingfederation.in, 12 Dec 2013)

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