Correct Answer : Option (D) - Tejaswin Shankar
3rd Aug 2022 : New Zealand's "Hamish Kerr" won the gold medal, while Brandon Starc bagged the silver medal. Both athletes soared and cleared 2.25 metres but Kerr won the gold on count back.
Tejaswin Shankar on Wednesday(3rd Aug 2022) won the bronze medal in the men's high jump final at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022. Shankar became the first India to win a medal in men's high jump medal in the commonwealth games.
The Indian high jumper cleared 2.22 metres to finish third on count back. Notably, Donald Thomas of Bahamas and England's Joel Clarke-Khan also cleared 2.22 metres but they took more than one attempt to clear the distance. Meanwhile, Shahkr did it in one try.
About Tejaswin Shankar :
Tejaswin Shankar (born 21 December 1998) is an Indian athlete who competes in the high jump event. He holds the high jump national record of 2.29 metres set in April 2018. Shankar won the gold medal at the 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games in Apia, setting a Games record of 2.14 metres.
He won silver at the 2016 South Asian Games in Guwahati with a leap of 2.17 metres. Due to a groin injury, he finished sixth at the Asian Junior Championships and missed the 2016 World Junior Championships..Source : Times Now News