Sajan Prakash (born 14 September 1993) is an Indian swimmer who focuses on freestyle, butterfly, and medley events. At the 2015 National Games in Kerala, he set a record on 8 February 2015 by winning 6 gold and three silver medals in the Indian National Games, held at Trivandrum, Kerala. He became the primary ever Indian swimmer to breach the FINA “A” Olympic qualification time when he clocked an Indian national record time of 1:56.38 within the 200 m butterfly event at the year of 2021 Sette Colli Trophy held in Rome. At this point, Prakash qualified for the 200 m butterfly event in the year 2020 in the Tokyo Olympics.
Education And Early Lifestyle
Sajan Prakash belongs to the Idukki district which is located in Kerala. He was raised in Neyveli, Cuddalore district, the southern part of Tamil Nadu. Prakash’s mother named V.J.Shantymol is additionally a former athlete and has represented India in several national games and international events. He started his training at the Neyveli Lignite City Swimming Club, Neyveli, also in Tamil Nadu. He completed his schooling in St. Paul’s Matriculation Higher Gymnasium, NLC Boys Higher lyceum, Jawahar Higher school, Neyveli, in Tamil Nadu. Prakash completed his graduation in computer applications from the Annamalai University, Chidambaram. Afterward, he joined in Kerala Police as a political candidate. Check
A career In Asian Games
In the Sette Colli Trophy in Rome, Sajan Prakash makes history as he became the primary Indian swimmer. Where he breached the Olympic qualification by just 10 milliseconds within the 200m butterfly event. He won the trophy in the men’s 200m butterfly event at the FINA-accredited Olympic Qualifying event At the Asian Games in the year 2018, Prakash participated in the 100m and 200m butterfly stroke, 4x200m Freestyle Relay, and 4x100m Freestyle Relay. Prakash finished at the 5th position in his 200m Butterfly clocking timing of a total 1:57.75 and within the 4x100m Freestyle relay.