Commonweath Games 2022 Murali Sreeshankar And Muhammed Anees Yahiya Mens Long Jump Final
Murali Sreeshankar and Muhammed Anees: Today (August 4) at the...
Murali Sreeshankar and Muhammed Anees: Today (August 4) at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, India’s biggest hope of gold medal will be in the men’s long jump event. Here two players from India will show their strength in the final round. Murali Sreeshankar and Mohammad Anees Yahiya had made it to the finals after performing brilliantly in the qualification round. In such a situation, eyes will be on these two players in the long jump final to be held today.
Gold is expected from Murli Sreeshankar
Here Murali Sreeshankar is considered a strong contender to win the gold medal. This is because in the group round, he made the longest jump and secured the ticket for the final by staying first. Murali Sreeshankar had jumped 8.05 meters in his first attempt. He was the only player to reach the final by jumping past the automatic qualification mark (8 metres).
Murali also made a record in the World Athletics Championships
Fife also created history in the World Athletics Championships held in Oregon state in the US in July. He was the first Indian player to make it to the final of the long jump in the history of the World Athletics Championships. Murali reached the final with a jump of 8 meters, although he could not succeed in winning the medal.
Mohammad Anees will have to improve his performance
Mohammad Anees had made it to the last-12 in the group round with a best score of 7.68m. He reached the finals by finishing third in his group and eighth in the overall 12 finalists. Mohammad Anees will need to improve his performance to win a medal here.
Commonwealth Games 2022: Another medal in weightlifting, Lovepreet Singh won bronze in 109kg category
Asia Cup 2022: Hasan Ali missing from Pakistan’s squad, Shaheen Afridi gets entry despite injury