Long Jump Current Affairs

Long jumper Prem Kumar wins silver medal in Asian Indoor Athletics

India’s Kumaravel Prem Kumar has won a silver medal in long jump event on the final day of Asian Indoor Athletics Championships held in Doha.

To win the silver medal, Prem Kumar cleared a creditable 7.92 m in his final attempt. In this event, Zhang Yaoguang of China won the gold with a best effort of 7.99 m.

In the shot put event of this championship, India’s Om Prakash Singh Karhana won the bronze medal by clearing a distance of 18.77 m.

In this edition of Asian Indoor Athletics Championships Indian won 1 Gold medal, 3 silver and 3 bronze medals. The 2017 Asian Athletics (Outdoor) Championship will be held Ranchi (Jharkhand), India.

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