High Jump: Tejaswin Shankar wins bronze medal, India’s first success in athletics

Tejaswin Shankar, who holds India’s national record in high jump, was initially denied a place in the Indian athletics team for the Games, after which he approached the court.

Tejaswin Shankar won the medal with a jump of 2.22 metres.

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After weightlifting, judo, table tennis, lawn bon, squash and badminton, India has also got success in athletics. India’s star athlete Tejaswin Shankar has opened India’s account in athletics by winning the bronze medal in the men’s high jump at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022.