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Who becomes the first Indian to win gold in the triple jump in Commonwealth Games 2022?
Arshad Nadeem
Avinash Sable
Eldhose Paul
Jah-Nhai Perinchief

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Eldhose Paul

India’s Eldhose Paul scripted history by winning the first-ever gold medal in Men’s Triple Jump at the Commonwealth Games 2022 on Sunday(7th Aug 2022). With the best effort of 17.03m, he left everyone in awe of his stunning jump. Paul’s statemate Abdulla Aboobacker won silver with a 17.02m jump (wind assistance +1.2) in his fifth attempt. Bermuda’s Jah-Nhai Perinchief won bronze with a jump of 16.92m.

It was even more special as India clinched a historic 1-2 in the men's triple jump final. Abdulla Aboobacker win Silver in the event as the two Indians celebrated the memorable victory by taking a lap around the Alexander Stadium with the Indian flag draped around their shoulders.

Eldhose Paul (born 7 November 1996) is an Indian athlete who competes in triple jump. In 2022, he became the first Indian to qualify for the final of the triple jump at the World Athletics Championships.

Published On : August 7, 2022
Category : Sports