Commonwealth Games 2022: Sreeshankar and Yahiya in long jump final

Indian athletes Murali Sreeshankar and Mohammad Anees Yahia qualified for the finals of the men’s long jump event at the Commonwealth Games after their impressive performances in the qualifying rounds. Brilliant performance by Sreeshankar-Yahiya Sreeshankar covered a distance of 8.05m in his first attempt to qualify for the final. The 23-year-old from Kerala was the […]
 


Commonwealth Games 2022: Sreeshankar and Yahiya in long jump final

Indian athletes Murali Sreeshankar and Mohammad Anees Yahia qualified for the finals of the men’s long jump event at the Commonwealth Games after their impressive performances in the qualifying rounds.

Brilliant performance by Sreeshankar-Yahiya

Sreeshankar covered a distance of 8.05m in his first attempt to qualify for the final. The 23-year-old from Kerala was the only jumper in his group to cross the qualifying mark of eight metres. Yahita, on the other hand, qualified for the finals with jumps of 7.47m, 7.68m and 7.49m in her three attempts. Yahia improved on his second attempt to finish third in his group.