Gold Coast, Apr 8 (PTI) India’s Sajan Prakash failed to qualify for the finals of men’s 100m butterfly after finishing fifth in the semifinals of swimming competition at the 21st Commonwealth games here today.

Prakash clocked 54.12 seconds in semifinal 2, while England’s James Guy (52.34), South Africa’s Chad Le Clos (52.56) and Canada’s Josiah Binnema (53.41) took the first three spots respectively.

Prakash had earlier managed 54.11 seconds in the heats to finish behind Australia’s Grant Irvine, who produced a timing of 53.89 at the Optus Aquatic Centre here.

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