First Indian To Enter Men’s Long Jump:
Murali Sreeshankar becomes first Indian to enter men’s long jump final at World Athletics Championships
- In the World Athletics Championships, Murali Sreeshankar has become the first Indian to enter the men’s long jump final at Oregon, USA. He leapt 8 meter in the qualification round.
- The 23-year-old from Kerala finished second in qualification round Group B and seventh overall.
- The World Athletics Championships is a congregation of over 2000 athletes from 200 countries around the world.
- The 10-day biennial event will come to conclusion on 24th of this month.
- The championships are being held in the United States of America for the very first time at the Hayward Field Stadium at the University of Oregon.