NEW DELHI: Ace Indian swimmer Sajan Prakash failed to move to the semi-finals, finishing 25th in the men’s 200m butterfly event of FINA World Championships in Budapest, Hungary.
The 28-year-old clocked 1:58.67 to finish eighth in his heat. The top five swimmers from his heat progressed to the semi-finals.
The two-time Olympian, who is coming off a shoulder injury, was ranked 25th in the overall list.
His personal best in the event is 1:56.48, which he clocked last year to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics.
In the men’s 800m freestyle event, Delhi swimmer Kushagra Rawat finished 23rd.
The 22-year-stopped the clock at 8:15.96 to finish fifth in his heat, failing to progress to the finals.
Kushagra had clocked the personal best of 8:08.32 in the 800m freestyle event last year during the Senior National Aquatic Championships.
The top eight swimmers move to the final in the event.