On Tuesday, a timer torments Virdhawal Khade. It's a piece of sophisticated machinery that only measures him but seems to be mocking him. It calculates his start, reaction time, speed, touch and tells him he finished the 50m freestyle in 22.47 seconds.
But third place is 22.46.
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