Gold Coast, Apr 9 (PTI) Indian swimmer Srihari Nataraj crashed out of the men’s 200 metre backstroke event of the Commonwealth Games after finishing sixth in heat 2 here today.

Srihari clocked 2 minutes and 4.75 seconds to finish a disappointing sixth out of the seven competitors in his heat.

He finished a good 6.83 seconds behind South Africa’s Martin Binedell who clocked 1:57.92 to win the heat.

Binedell also claimed the overall top position after the completion of all the three heats.

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