Swimmer bags cash award from TN Govt

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Chennai, June 10 (UNI) The Tamil Nadu Government today announced a cash award of Rs one lakh to ace swimmer J Agneeshwar, who won a gold in the Asian meet at Jakarta recently.

Chief Minister M Karunanidhi announced the award to the swimmer for bringing laurels to the State.

An official release here said Agneeshwar had won 126 gold, 49 silver and 28 bronze medals in various international and national swimming meets. He had also won six golds at a meet in Pakistan.


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