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

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

Underneath guidelines, if two jumpers are tied on identical distance, the one who has a greater second finest effort might 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 soar of seven.97m.

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

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


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

(With PTI inputs)

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