Murali Sreeshankar bags silver in long jump : CWG 2022

Aug 05, 2022 01:56 am

Sreeshankar today created an history as this is the first long jump silver won by an Indian male player in the history of Commonwealth Games.

His effort of 8.08 metres in the fifth attempt earned him silver medal. His attempt before this (fourth attempt) was judged as foul by just 1mm.

Murali Sreeshankar along with Muhammed Anees Yahiya had made it to the top Eight by covering 7.84 m and 7.72 m in their third attempt.

It was the fifth attempt from Sreeshankar that got him a silver and second standing at the Mens long jump.

India now has 19 medals at the tally with 5 Gold, 7 Silver and 7 Bronze.