Vedaant Madhavan won seven medals at the recently concluded 47th Junior National Aquatic Championships 2021 in Bengaluru at the Basavanagudi Aquatic Centre.
Actor R Madhavan's son Vedaant Madhavan won seven medals at the recently concluded 47th Junior National Aquatic Championships 2021 in Bengaluru at the Basavanagudi Aquatic Centre.
Vedaant won silver medals in 800m freestyle swimming, 1500 freestyle swimming, 4×100 freestyle relay and 4×200 freestyle relay. He won bronze in 100m freestyle swimming, 200m freestyle swimming and 400m freestyle swimming.
In total, he won four silver and three bronze. He was representing Maharashtra at the event.
In March this year, Vedaant won bronze at the Latvian Open Swimming Champion event.
Sharing the news on Instagram, Madhavan wrote, “So very happy and proud of the Indian contingent that won one gold and 2 bronze at the Latvian open qualifiers. Congratulations @sajanprakash for making the Olympic B cut bro.. god bless you with huge victories. Congratulations @tanishgeorge and @vedaant_madhavan for getting the bronze for India. so so proud of you boys .. you won despite competing with way older and stronger swimmers .. wow And a huge grateful shout out to Pradeep Sir, Peter sir, Satish sir and Murgesh sir and @ansadxb for being the force behind Vedaant and his friends."
The host Karnataka stood first in the event with the medal tally at 160, while Maharashtra stood second with a medal tally of 69.
In September 2019, when Vedaant has won silver in swimming at the Asian Age Group Swimming Championship, Madhavan had posted on Instagram, “India gets her Silver medal at the Asian Games. Gods grace .. Vedaants first official medal representing India.”