Xavier D’Souza, student of St Anthony HS Monte Guirim, bettered two school national records during the state swimming meet, which is currently being held at Campal swimming pool. In 200m back stroke event, Xavier clocked 2:23.61 to break earlier school national record of 2:26.34 set in 2003 by Sandeep NA of Karnataka, and in 100m backstroke the Goan boy clocked 1:07.65 to overhaul previous record of 1:08.04 set by P Mukundhan of Tamil Nadu in 2011. Xavier has been trained by swimming coach Thomas Jose at Peddem Swimming Pool.
St Anthony HS Monte Guirim
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