Early Life of Ankur Poseria
Ankur Poseria was born on March 16 in the year 1987. He is an Indian-American swimmer, who specialized in butterfly events. He is an Indian record holder in the 100 m butterfly, until it was eventually broken by his fellow swimmer Virdhawal Khade at the 2009 Asia Age Group Championships in Tokyo, Japan. Ankur Poseria also attended Hoover High School in North Canton, Ohio, where he was a multiple-time All-American and a three-time YMCA national finalist.
Career of Ankur Poseria
Ankur Poseria qualified for the men's 100 m butterfly at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, by establishing an Indian record and clearing a FINA B-standard entry time of 53.68 from the Husky International Meet in Federal Way, Washington. Ankur Poseria challenged seven other swimmers on the fourth heat, including Olympic veterans Sotirios Pastras of Greece, Juan Veloz of Mexico, and Michal Rubácek of the Czech Republic. He rounded out the field to seventh place by more than a second behind Malta's Ryan Gambin in 54.74 seconds. Ankur Poseria failed to advance into the semi-finals, as he placed fifty-seventh overall in the preliminaries.
Other Career of Ankur Poseria
Ankur Poseria is a graduate of international public relations at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. Ankur Poseria is also a varsity swimmer and member of the USC Trojans under professional coach Dave Salo.
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