MUMBAI, March 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Glenmark Aquatic Foundation swimmers Rudransh Mishra and Palak Dhami brought laurels to India in the recently concluded 47th Singapore National Age Group Championships. Swimming in the age group of 13-14, Rudransh Mishra won gold in the 800m freestyle clocking a timing of 09:11:75. Palak Dhami, swimming in the U-11 category, won silver in the 50m butterfly clocking a time of 33.13 seconds and 2 bronze medals in 200m freestyle clocking 2.29:96 and 100m freestyle with a timing of 1:09:07.
Singapore National Age Group Swimming Championships (SNAG) is an annual swimming competition that sees over 1,000 local and foreign swimmers from over 40 swimming clubs and schools compete against each other in a total of 113 swimming events.
12 swimmers represented Glenmark Aquatic Foundation in the event. Glenmark Aquatic Foundation, a non-profit arm of Glenmark Pharmaceuticals, has been setup to promote the sport of swimming and create an ecosystem for swimming in India and is run from the District Sports Complex in Mumbai. In addition to providing swimming training, GAF also conducts coaches' clinics and supports swimmers across the country.
GAF is conducting a 'Learn to Swim' summer camp for kids aged between 6-10 this year. More information can be obtained from http://www.glenmarkaquatic.org or calling +91-9167849339.
About Glenmark Aquatic Foundation:
Glenmark Aquatic Foundation (GAF) is a non-profit CSR initiative of Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited. GAF aims at improving the ecosystem for swimming as a sport in India. GAF has built a core team of highly motivated experts and has developed meaningful partnerships with national and international organizations. With a strategic long term plan in place, GAF is committed to laying a foundation for the eventual transformation of swimming as a sport in India. With young swimmers and young coaches as primary target beneficiaries, GAF is committed to 'Creating champions through swimming'.
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