India’s star goalkeeper PR Sreejesh helped Murali Sreeshankar a lot after the Tokyo Olympics. The result of that is that today he was able to achieve this achievement.
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New Delhi. Murli Sreeshankar Commonwealth Games 2022 I made history. In the long jump, Sreeshankar won the silver medal on the 7th day of the Games. He is the first male Indian player to win silver in the history of Commonwealth Games. To increase their enthusiasm, stars from hockey, swimming to cricket reached. Sreeshankar jumped 8.08 meters long. India’s star goalkeeper PR Sreejesh also saw his entire match and encouraged.
Sreejesh had helped Sreeshankar
At the same time, Indian cricketer Jemica Rodrigues also spent time with the Indian hockey team. He had a lot of fun together with Manpreet and Sreejesh. Sreejesh expressed happiness over meeting Jemima and praised her energy. PR Sreejesh also has an important role behind this success of Murli Sreeshankar. In fact, Sreeshankar was very disappointed with his performance in the Tokyo Olympics. He couldn’t even give his best. Due to which his confidence was shaken. In such a situation, both Neeraj Chopra and PR Sreejesh together helped him in instilling confidence again.
Im glad I met this little one
The energy bomb https://t.co/pl1stbC3nE
— sreejesh pr (@16Sreejesh) August 4, 2022
Following the action from the Athletes Village#TeamIndia cricketers, hockey players, and @SwimmerNiranjan watched long jumper Murali Sreeshankar clinch at @birminghamc22 @BCCIWomen , @TheHockeyIndia , #B2022 pic.twitter.com/yoZTHBvgfD
— Team India (@WeAreTeamIndia) August 4, 2022
Gold medalist got rid of sweat
Talking about Murli Sreeshankar’s performance in the Commonwealth, he got rid of the sweat of the gold-winning lacoon. In fact, he jumped 8.08 meters in his 5th attempt. The Bahamas’ Lacoon, who was on top, also made a similar jump, but despite this, the gold went to the account of the Bahamas. In fact, according to the rules, if the athletes jump the same distance, then at such a time the second best performance of the players is seen and Murali Sreeshankar lags behind in the second best. The Indian player’s second best was 7.84 metres, while the Bahamas player had a second best of 7.98 metres. Along with this medal, Sreeshankar also gave an answer to his critics, who were questioning his poor performance in the World Athletics Championships a few days ago.