Swimmer Khade narrowly misses Asiad medal

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Jakarta , Aug 21 (IANS) Indian swimmer Virdhawal Khade missed out on a medal by a narrow margin as he finished fourth in the men’s 50 metre freestyle final at the 18th Asian Games here on Tuesday.

Khade registered a time of 22.47 seconds which was a mere .01 second slower than Japan’s Shunichi Nakao who took the bronze.

Yu Hexin of China won the gold medal with a time of 22.11 seconds. The silver medal went to Japan as well with Katsumi Nakamura registering 22.20 seconds to come in second.

–IANS

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