Agnishwar Jayaprakash

Agnishwar is a breast stroke swimmer having illustrious career spanning to over 18 years. Currently holds 6 National Records created in 2012, Istanbul, Turkey at the World Short Course swimming Championships. Only swimmer from Tamil Nadu to ever win Asian age group Gold medal (2007). Only Indian swimmer ever to win 6 Gold medals at South Asian Games, Pakistan 2007. Only Indian swimmer to qualify for the Finals of FINA world cup in 5 different events in 2011. 200 metres IM – 2.05 Secs is the fastest time in the event recorded by an Indian. Only swimmer remaining undefeated in Tamil Nadu swim circuit from 2003. Placed 4th in the 200 IM at the Commonwealth Youth Games, Pune, India, 2008 First and the Only Indian to win medals in the Bahamas swim meet 2012. Recipient of The Best Sportsman in swimming award from the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu in 2012. Trained under top coaches of the country notably Pradeep Kumar and Nihar Ameen. Also trained under internationally renowned Olympic gold medal winning coaches such as David Marsh, Eddie Reese, Randy Reese and Dave Salo. Along with best swimmers in the world such as multiple Olympic medalist and record holder Ryan Lochte, Cullen Jones, Brendan Hansen, Ed Moses, Aaron Piersol and Ian Crocker.