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Paralympic swimmer Sharath Gayakwad finishes 10th in Montreal

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Aug 14, 2013 at 05:19pm IST

Bangalore: Paralympic swimmer Sharath Gayakwad began his campaign at the Paralympic World Swimming Championships in Montreal finishing 10th in the 200m Individual Medley.

According to information received here, Sharath clocked 2:42.92 minutes Tuesday and was way behind his personal best that came last year. His personal best of 2:38.17 mins in the 200m Individual Medley came last year at the London Paralympic Games.

Clocking a time of 2:03.79 mins, Belarusian Ihar Boki earned the gold smashing his own world record of 2:06.30 minutes, he had set at the London Paralympic Games.

Paralympic swimmer Sharath Gayakwad finishes 10th in Montreal

Gayakwad began his campaign at the Paralympic World Swimming Championships finishing 10th in the 200m Individual Medley.

Iaroslav Densysenko of Ukraine won the silver and Russian Roman Dubovoy settled for a Bronze. Sharath will be next seen in action next at the 100m Breaststroke Thursday.

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