Sreeshankar wins gold in Greece

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Chania (Greece), May 30 (UNI) Tokyo Olympian long jumper Murali Sreeshankar continued his golden run as he has won gold at Venizeleia-Chania 2022 athletics meet.

Sreeshankar claimed a top spot with a 7.95m jump on Sunday. Jules Pommery of France won silver with a 7.73m jump, and another Frenchman Erwan Konate claimed bronze with a 7.71m effort in the World Continental Tour bronze event.

This was Sreeshankar’s second gold medal in Greece this season. Earlier this month, he had bagged a gold with a jump of 8.31m at the 12th International Jumping Meeting in Kallithea.

The 23-year-old Kerala boy is the potential medal prospect at the world championships, scheduled to be held from July 15 in Oregan.

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