Commonwealth Games 2022: Avinash Sable won silver medal in 3000m steeplechase, created unique history

Avinash Sable won another silver medal for India today. He performed brilliantly in the 3000m steeplechase. Indian Sprinter Avinash Mukund Sable has created history in the Commonwealth Games. Sable India for the first time in Commonwealth Games (Commonwealth Games 2022)Won medals in steeplechase. Sable won the silver medal in the men’s 3000m steeplechase. Sable finished […]
 


Commonwealth Games 2022: Avinash Sable won silver medal in 3000m steeplechase, created unique history

Avinash Sable won another silver medal for India today. He performed brilliantly in the 3000m steeplechase. Indian Sprinter Avinash Mukund Sable has created history in the Commonwealth Games. Sable India for the first time in Commonwealth Games (Commonwealth Games 2022)Won medals in steeplechase. Sable won the silver medal in the men’s 3000m steeplechase. Sable finished second in Saturday’s final with an 8:11:20. This victory of Avinash Sable is very big. In fact for the last 6 Commonwealth Games gold, silver and bronze medals in the 3000 m steeplechase were won by only Kenyan athletes. But Sable has broken this record. Avinash Sable broke his personal record, national record by winning silver medal in Commonwealth Games. Sable was close to the gold medal and fell an inch behind Kenya’s Ibrahim Kibivot.

 

India has won 4 medals among athletes in the Commonwealth Games 2022. Before Sable, Tejaswin Shankar won the bronze medal in the high jump. Murali Sreeshankar won silver medal in long jump. Priyanka Goswami won silver medal in 10,000m race walk. Hailing from Beed, Maharashtra, Sable joined the Indian Army after passing 12th. He was posted at Siachen Glacier from 2013-14. After this he was also posted in North-West Rajasthan and Sikkim.

4th medal in athletics event

This is India’s fourth medal in athletics event. Prior to Priyanka, Tejaswin Shankar (bronze in high jump) and M Sreeshankar (silver in long jump) had won medals in 2022 athletics at the Commonwealth Games. Apart from this, Indian athlete Priyanka Goswami has won the silver medal in the women’s 10,000 meter race walk.

India has won 28 medals so far

India is currently ranked fifth in the Commonwealth Games 2022 medal tally. India has won a total of 27 medals so far, which includes 9 gold, 10 silver and 9 bronze. India has so far won the most medals in weightlifting. India has won 10 medals including three gold, three silver and four bronze in weightlifting competitions.