Bangalore, 6 Aug 2018: Speedo, the world’s leading swimwear brand, today held its second Non-medalist Speedo Invitational Championship at the Kensington Pool, Ulsoor in Bangalore.
With an aim to nurture the swimming ecosystem in India, the second edition was spread across two days with more than 600 participations. All the participants received a participation certificate and Speedo gift vouchers. All the winners were awarded medals and certificates. The swimmers with highest points in each group also received Individual Championship certificate and a “Best Swimmer Award” from Speedo.
Arjuna Awardee and youngest Olympic Swimmer of India Virdhawal Khade and Sandeep Sejwal who is also an Arjuna Awardee were seen gracing the launch event. These swim stars have been an integral part of Speedo since the start of their career and have continued to support the brand ever since.
Speaking on the occasion, Murali Desingh, Business Head, Speedo India, says,“Speedo in all ways embodies the spirit of swimming, the passion and drive to achieve large goals. Through such competitions, our aim is to continue to recognize and help grow the young talent in the country.”
Talking about the event, the athletes said, “We are delighted to be a part of this incredible championship. We see immense potential in growing the sport and the swim category in India. With competitions like these, we are confident of growing and developing top talent which can represent India in the upcoming International Competitions”
The popular star of yesteryears Nisha Millet said: “Speedo encourages swimming as a sport both on a recreational and competitive level. The brand values are in sync with what our academy would like to promote. We look forward to continuing hosting such events that will help in the continued growth of the swimming movement in India.”