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Nepali swimmer Gaurika Singh sets a new national record in swimming

  Kathmandu, Nepal      July 24 2023

Kathmandu, Nepal, July 24, 2023:  Nepali swimmer Gaurika Singh has set a new national record in the 20th World Aquatic Championship 2023 that is being held in Fukuoka, Japan.

Gaurika has improved her own national record in the 100m backstroke with a time of 1 minute 6.80 seconds, Nepal Swimming Association (NSA) has stated. 

Her previous record was 1 minute 7.31 seconds at the 12th South Asian Games held in Guwahati, India. In the 13th SAG, she had won 4 gold medals.

Similarly, Nepali swimmer Nasir has also set a new record of 1 minute 57.26 seconds improving from his own national record of 1 minute 58.23 seconds in 200 meters freestyle.