In Swimming, Indian swimmer Chahat Arora set a national record in the women’s 100-metre breaststroke at the FINA World Swimming Championships 2022 in Melbourne, Australia. FINA is the International Swimming Federation. Chahat Arora completed the 100-metre breaststroke race in 1 minute, 13.13 seconds.
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- Lithuania’s Ruta Meilutyte, topped the overall heats in 1 minute, 3.81 seconds, which was 9.32 seconds quicker than Chahat Arora.
- The 19-year-old Lara Van Niekerk of South Africa came second in 1 minute 3.93 seconds.
- Lilly King of the USA came third in 1 minute 3.94 seconds.
- Chahat will participate in the women’s 50m breaststroke event. Siva Sridhar will compete in the 100-metre individual medley.
About Federation Internationale de Natation (FINA):
The Federation Internationale de Natation (FINA) is the world governing body for aquatic sports such as swimming, diving, waterpolo, synchronised and open water swimming. The FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) 2022, the 16th edition of the competition, will conclude on 18 December.