Talasha in Indian team for Asian Aquatic meet in Dubai

Goa’s swimming sensation and Dempo Goodwill Ambassador Talasha Prabhu has been selected to represent Indian aquatic team at the 9th Asian Aquatic Championship to be held in Dubai, UAE from November 14 to 18.

Talasha has been in tremendous form and had recently won 2 gold and a silver with the title ‘India’s fastest female swimmer’ in the Senior Nationals at Balewadi, Pune.

Talasha is the lone Goan in the elite Indian team that consists of 8 boys (4 from Karnataka, 2 from Tamil Nadu, one each from Maharashtra and Gujarat) and 4 girls (2 from Karnataka and one each from Delhi and Goa).

The Indian contingent will leave for Dubai today and is expected to be back by November 19. [NT]