MADHYA PRADESH’S ANNIE JAIN WINS SWIMMING GOLD AT SOUTH ASIAN GAMES
Bhopal : Indore’s swimmer Annie Jain won gold medal for India in the 4x100m freestyle relay at the South Asian Games, Nepal. Other members of the team were Manna Patel, Divya Satija and Shivangi Sharma. Annie Jain, the star swimmer of Khelo India Games 2018, proved her mettle again. It was an excellent start given by Annie that helped the Indian team to claim the gold medal. With the 3:55.17 timing India won the gold medal. Sri Lanka with the timing of 4:00.18 Bagged Silver, While Bronze went to Nepal team who clocked 4:07.97. Annie had set a new junior national record in the girls 50m breaststroke event of the 46th Junior Glenmark National Aquatic Championships 2019 at Rajkot in June, earlier this year. It was back in 2010 when Annie started swimming. She was only 8 years of age at that time when her father introduced her to the sport. Annie is one of India’s most promising swimmers and dedication is a big reason for her success. Every day, she trains for almost six hours a day.