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Sailor Saravanan qualifies for Olympics for the second consecutive time: achieved quota in World Championship, left behind Asiad gold medalist


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Vishnu Saravanan has given India its first sailing quota for the Paris Olympics.

Indian sailor Vishnu Saravanan has qualified for the Olympics for the second consecutive time. He is the first Indian sailor to qualify for the Paris Games 2024 to be held in the month of July-August.

24-year-old Saravanan secured a ticket to the Paris Games by finishing 26th among 152 sailors in the ILCA-7 World Championship held in Adelaide on Wednesday. Saravanan is a subedar in the Mumbai-based Army sailing node.

Saravanan stood 26th among 152 sailors in the World Championship and secured a ticket for the Paris Olympics.

Saravanan stood 26th among 152 sailors in the World Championship and secured a ticket for the Paris Olympics.

Saravanan was number-1 Asian seller
Saravanan remained at the forefront among the players of Asian countries. He defeated the Asian Games gold medalist Singapore player. Saravanan's total score was 174. As per the rules, his minimum score of 49 was removed, leaving his net score at 125. Vishnu is the bronze medalist of the 2019 Under-21 World Championship.

36 players have achieved quota
Saravanan has become the 36th player to qualify for the Paris Olympic Games. He is the first seller to qualify for these Olympic Games. Three sailors had qualified for the last Tokyo Olympics.

10 sellers in medal race
10 Indian sailors are in the race for medals in the World Championship. The medals will be decided after Thursday's race.

Shooters achieved the maximum quota
India has secured 35 quotas for the Paris Olympics to be held in July. Of these, maximum 19 shooters have achieved this. India has got 9 Olympic quotas in athletics, 4 in boxing, one each in sailing, hockey, archery and wrestling.

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