High five for Vora; Neha Prasad smashes 16-yr-old mark
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Saumya Vora of NSCI announced his arrival on the circuit with a spectacular effort of five new meet records to take away the honours on day one of the 41st Bombay YMCA Inter Club Swimming Championship, at the YMCA Swimming Pool.
Vora was in devastating form as he left arch rivals Sidharth Sankhe of Otters Club and Omkar Nehete of Mandpeshwar Civic Federation, Borivali far behind. Vora set the tone for a record-breaking spree in every event he entered with new marks in the boys' under-14 100m freestyle, 100m butterfly, 100m backstroke and 100m breaststroke that all stood in the name of Otters Club's Parikshit Shetty for 12 long years, and the 200m individual medley.
Neha Prasad of Khar Gymkhana was the other significant performer of the day when she smashed the girls' under-14 backstroke record with an effort of 1.11.31 seconds that shattered the 16-year-old mark of 1.13.62 set by YMCA's Delna Bhumgara, and later went on to add gold in the 100m breaststroke, 100m freestyle and 200m individual medley.
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