Indian players continue to perform well in the Commonwealth Games being played in Birmingham. Tejaswin Shankar won India a bronze medal in the men’s high jump event on the sixth day of the Commonwealth Games.
Tejaswin Shankar (Photo Credits: Social Media)
- India got its first medal in the high jump event
- Tejaswin Shankar gave India bronze medal in high jump
Commonwealth Games 2022: Indian athletes continue their stellar performance in the Commonwealth Games 2022 being played in Birmingham. Tejaswin Shankar won India a bronze medal in the men’s high jump event on the sixth day of the Commonwealth Games. This is the first time in the history of Commonwealth Games that India has won a medal in the high jump event. Indian player Tejaswin Shankar finished third with a jump of 2.22 meters and won the bronze medal. Tejaswin Shankar, 23, was a last-minute addition to the Indian contingent for the Commonwealth Games.
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At the same time, Indian player Tejaswin Shankar took the bronze medal by jumping 2.22 meters, finishing third. New Zealand’s Hamish Kerr remains at number one. He jumped 2.25 meters and won the gold medal.
At the same time, Indian squash star Saurav Ghoshal created history by winning a bronze medal in men’s singles at the Commonwealth Games. He defeated James Willstrop 3-0 in a playoff match here on Wednesday. It was India’s first singles squash medal in both men’s and women’s categories in the history of the Commonwealth Games.
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First Published: 04 Aug 2022, 08:26:48 am
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