Sat. Apr 13th, 2024
Eyes on Shaili Singh as jumpers get ready for Indian Open Jumps

Extended soar prodigy Shaili Singh will be in the spotlight as the Indian Open up Jumps levels of competition commences in Bengaluru on Wednesday.

Aside from Shaili, triple jumpers Abdulla Aboobacker, Karthik Unnikrishnan, and Eldhose Paul will be in motion

With the Paris Olympics lined up in July-August, the world U-20 silver medallist in women’s extensive leap has particular objectives set this year.

“It is also early to count on superb general performance but we are hoping for a fantastic outcome, otherwise it will be a tough job to make a ticket to Diamond League competitions,” Shaili’s coach, Robert Bobby George, explained on the eve of the one particular-working day domestic competitors.

In accordance to the nationwide extensive jump coach, the initially domestic level of competition in Bengaluru will be all about evaluation of performance and how to shift forward in the right way to win a ticket to the Paris Olympics.

“We have established certain aims for just about every opposition for Shaili Singh,” the extended bounce coach said.

Shaili has a individual ideal of 6.76m recorded previous calendar year in April in Bengaluru. She completed fifth at the Hangzhou Asian Games with a jump of 6.48m. The women’s very long bounce occasion in Bengaluru has attracted nine competition including Nayana James of Kerala.

In the men’s extended bounce, Muhammad Anees Yahiya will be in motion as Murali Sreeshankar and Jeswin Aldrin will skip the occasion immediately after achieving the Paris qualification mark very last 12 months.

Promising Tamil Nadu triple jumper Selva Prabhu will compete in the U20 age group. His personalized ideal and countrywide document of 16.78m was recorded final 12 months.

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