Tag: Tejaswin Shankar


Asian Games 2018: High jumper Tejaswin Shankar ruled out due to injury

What’s the story? In a blow to India’s medal hopes, high jumper Tejaswin Shankar has been ruled out due to an injury from the Asiad. The young high jumper will not be taking part in the interstate meet in Guwahati, the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) confirmed to Sportskeeda, and, as a result, will fail to qualify for the Asian

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Shankar sets NR, Yadav, Suriya match CWG qualifying guidelines

Patiala. 19-year-old Tejaswin Shankar set a new national record in the men’s high jump jumping 2.28m at the Run Adam Federation Cup in Patiala on Wednesday. Shankar had earlier cleared 2.28m at a collegiate event in the USA but this mark was his first at an Athletics Federation of India event. Shankar also held the old national record of 2.26m

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Tejaswin Shankar raises the bar for himself, breaks own national high jump record

What was Tejaswin Shankar up to on a Sunday morning, a day after rewriting his high jump national record? Doing his laundry. Apart from the technique tweak that has seen him fly higher over the bar, doing household chores is what the 19-year-old has learnt since shifting to the US on a four-year scholarship last year. At the Big 12

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