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Tejaswin Shankar Wins India’s First Excessive Bounce Medal At CWG, It is A Bronze | Commonwealth Video games Information

Tejaswin Shankar received bronze in excessive bounce at CWG 2022© Twitter

India’s Tejaswin Shankar clinched the bronze medal within the males’s excessive bounce remaining with the mark of two.22m on the ongoing Commonwealth Video games 2022 in Birmingham on Wednesday. The 23-year-old received the nation’s first athletics medal within the males’s excessive bounce occasion. World championships indoor bronze medallist Hamish Kerr received the gold for clearing 2.25m and pipped the defending champion Brandon Starc from Australia courtesy of lesser fouls.

India’s Shankar began with a profitable bounce of two.10m in his first try. Shankar took a clean bounce as he cleared the two.15m hurdle with full ease on his first try.

Shankar executed the two.19m bounce in an emphatic vogue. All through the sport, Shankar didn’t discover any problem getting over the bar as soon as once more with a 2.22m bounce on his first try itself.


Nonetheless, the Indian excessive jumper did not recover from the bar on his first try within the 2.25m hurdle and in his second try too. He determined to present 2.25m third try a miss and went straight for two.28m however did not clear it. With the failed makes an attempt he needed to accept the bronze medal on the Birmingham 2022.

Former world and CWG champion Donald Thomas from the Bahamas was tied with Tejaswin Shankar at 2.22m however the Indian athlete earned the bronze for making fewer fouls.

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