Belagavi Swimmer Mr. Umesh Khade won 4 Gold and 1 Silver Medal at 22nd National Games of the Deaf (Swimming) organized by the All India Sports Council of the Deaf, New Delhi and hosted by Jharkhand Sports Council of the Deaf.
The above National Games held at Megha Sports Complex, Ranchi. Nearly 300 Swimmers from 25 States of India participated in this championship.
The detailed results are as follows;
50 mtrs. Breast Stroke Gold Medal
100 mtrs. Breast Stroke Gold Medal
200 mtrs. Breast Stroke Gold Medal
200 mtrs. Free Style Gold Medal
100 mtrs. Free Style Bronze Medal
He is a member of Swimmers Club Belgaum and Aquarius Swim Club Belgaum and employee of Rotary Corporation Sports Academy. He is practicing at Rotary Corporation Swimming Pool and Suvarna JNMC Swimming Pool, under the watchful guidance of Umesh Kalghatgi, Sudhir Kusane, Rajesh Shinde, and Akshay Sheregar and highly encouraged by Dr. Prabhakar Kore, Rtn. Avinash Potdar, Ms. Lata Kittur and Ms. Manek Kapadia. He is also getting sports scholarship from Polyhydron Group.