Sajan is the first Indian swimmer to qualify with an ‘A’ standard for Olympics
Sajan Prakash is on cloud nine as he prepares for the Tokyo Olympics. He is the first Indian swimmer to qualify with an ‘A’ cut. The 27 year old completed .10 seconds faster at the FINA-accredited Olympic qualifier. He clocked 1:56:38 at the men’s 200m butterfly event at the Sette Colli Trophy held in Rome, Italy.
Sajan Prakash is a police officer hailing from Kerala and this is his second time at the Olympics. He had participated at the Rio Olympics in 2016. It was proud moment for the country as well as the Kerala police force. “Sajan Prakash, Armed Police Inspector in Kerala Police, qualified for the Olympics with the A cut time 1.56.38 in 200m butterfly in Rome today. He becomes the first Indian swimmer to represent India, in the Olympics and to qualify with an A cut. A proud moment for us and the country. We wish him all the best,” posted Manoj Abraham IPS, Additional Director General of Police on his Facebook page.