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CWG 2022: Murali Sreeshankar Wins Silver In Males’s Lengthy Bounce | Commonwealth Video games Information


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Murali Sreeshankar gained the silver medal within the males’s lengthy leap on the ongoing Commonwealth Video games 2022 with a finest leap of 8.08m. He achieved the feat along with his fifth leap, having spent a lot of the closing out of the medal spots. Bahamas’s Laquan Nairn gained the gold medal. Nairn additionally had a finest leap of 8.08m however his second finest of seven.98m was higher than 7.84m of Sreeshankar.

Beneath guidelines, if two jumpers are tied on identical distance, the one who has a greater second finest effort will likely be ranked forward.

Jovan van Vuuren (8.06m) of South Africa took the bronze.

The opposite Indian within the fray, Muhammed Anees Yahiya ended at fifth with a finest leap of seven.97m.

Sreeshankar’s silver was the very best amongst Indian male lengthy jumpers within the CWG. Suresh Babu had gained a bronze within the 1978 version.

Amongst ladies, Prajusha Maliakkal gained a silver within the 2010 version in Delhi, whereas legendary Anju Bobby George bagged a bronze in 2002.

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On Wednesday, Tejaswin Shankar had gained a bronze in males’s excessive leap to open India’s medal account in athletics on this CWG.

(With PTI inputs)

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