long jump

Commonwealth Games silver is breakthrough of my career: Long jumper Murali Sreeshankar

The 23-year-old long jumper from Palakkad in Kerala is expecting a tough competition in the National Games, especially in jump events.

published on : 20th September 2022

Long jumper Sreeshankar finishes sixth in Diamond League debut in Monaco

Sreeshankar had won silver in the CWG six days ago with the best jump of 8.08m. He has a season's and personal best of 8.36m.

published on : 11th August 2022

CWG 2022: Murali Sreeshankar wins historic silver in long jump

After tough lessons at marquee events in recent times, Kerala athlete rises to challenge to leave a notable impression

published on : 5th August 2022

Commonwealth Games 2022: Sreeshankar enters long jump final as leader

The other long jumper Mohammad Anees Yahiya, who was in Group B, qualified as top 12 best performers with a jump of 7.68m, which was far off his best of 8.15m.

published on : 3rd August 2022

CWG: Murali Sreeshankar, Anees Yahiya qualify for long jump final

Sreeshankar, who finished seventh in the recent World Championships in Eugene, USA, has a season's and personal best of 8.36m.

published on : 2nd August 2022

CWG 2022: All eyes on Sreeshankar as athletic events begin

As the focus shifts to Commonwealth Games athletics that begins from Tuesday, long jumper Sreeshankar would once again be on the radar.

published on : 1st August 2022

Sreeshankar clears first hurdle at World Championships in Eugene

Long-jump national record-holder jumps past 8.00m to advance to final, Sable qualifies automatically in 3000m steeplechase

published on : 17th July 2022

World Championships: Murali Sreeshankar becomes 1st Indian male long jumper to qualify for finals

Anju Bobby George was the first Indian to make it to the World Championships long jump finals and first to win a medal -- bronze in 2003 edition in Paris.

published on : 16th July 2022

Aishwarya records second-best in long jump after legend Anju Bobby George

In an Indian context, the women’s long jump has long been the pied piper among all athletics disciplines.

published on : 13th June 2022

Sreeshankar vs Jeswin: A burgeoning rivalry that could transform India's long jump landscape

To challenge the country's top dog Murali Sreeshankar required some confidence, but Tamil Nadu's Jeswin Aldrin is starting to deliver in spades.

published on : 4th April 2022