Indian swimmer Virdhawal Khade clinched a bronze medal in the 50 metre butterfly event at the ongoing 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou on Tuesday.Chess: Harika wins bronze India gets gymnastics bronze Khade thus became the first Indian since 1986 to win a swimming medal as the country’s only medal so far was claimed by Khajan Singh 24 years ago. India’s fastest swimmer clocked 24.31 seconds to notch the first swimming medal of the Guangzhou Games for India. He was the lone Indian swimmer to qualify for the event even as the rest of his compatriots continued to disappoint. The other Indian in the fray Anshul Kothari failed to finish in the final eight. Khade had on Monday missed a medal in the 50 metre freestyle as he could manage only the fourth spot clocking 22.87, just 0.03 seconds behind the bronze medal winner Japan’s Rammaru Harada.