Haris finishes last in Youth Olympics heat

Pakistan swimmer improves own 100m record by one second.


Our Correspondent August 18, 2014

KARACHI: Pakistan’s solitary swimmer Haris Bandey failed to progress in the men’s 100m butterfly event at the ongoing 2014 Youth Olympics in Nanjing, China on Monday.

The 15-year-old competed in the first heat of the 100m butterfly event, with only two other participants.

Bermuda’s Jesee Washington qualified for the semi-final as he finished the heat in 59.03 seconds. Meanwhile, Madagascar’s Lalanomen Andrianirina clocked in at one minute 3.36 seconds, while Haris came last and concluded the course in one minute 5.3 seconds. He improved his own time by a second.

China’s Zhuhao Li has been the quickest swimmer as he finished his heat in 52. 97 seconds, and finished at the top in the semi-final in 53.24 seconds.

Published in The Express Tribune, August 19th, 2014.

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