Pakistani swimmer Bisma Khan drops out from Tokyo Olympics but breaks national record in particular category

The Pakistani swimmer Bisma Khan pulled out of this weekend’s 50-meter freestyle heat 5 at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. Bisma finished 7th out of eight athletes in Heat 5. She finished 56th out of 81 swimmers in the 50m freestyle category. However, the 19-year-old was able to surpass her personal best of 27.90 seconds, which is also a national record.

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She was 1.44 seconds behind the best swimmer in her heat and 3.76 seconds overall. In addition to Bisma, his elder brother and sister were also Olympians. Prior to that, Bisma Khan won gold and silver medals at domestic and foreign swimming competitions.

Source: Brecorder