Aaron bags bronze in 200m butterfly event

Pune, Oct 16 (UNI) India finally got a medal from the swimming pool from someone other than Virdhawal Khade when Aaron D'Souza bagged the bronze medal in the men's 200m butterfly event at the third edition of the Commonwealth Youth Games being held at the Shiv Chhatrapati sports city, Balewadi here today.

In fact, Aaron was in the second position till the first 100m before he was pushed out of silver medal contention by Dan Vickers of England and had to be content with the bronze.

Lachlan Staples picked up another gold from the pool for Australia winning the event in style with a games record time of 1:58.67 seconds.

Dan won the silver with a time of 2:01.88 seconds, while Aaron got the bronze with a time of 2:03.43 seconds.


Story first published: Friday, October 17, 2008, 21:22 [IST]
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