Commonwealth Games 2022: Eldhose Paul becomes the first Indian to win gold in the triple jump

Highlights:

  • India’s Eldhose Paul scripted history by winning the first-ever gold medal in Men’s Triple Jump at the Commonwealth Games 2022. 
  • With the best effort of 17.03m, he left everyone in awe of his stunning jump.
  • Paul’s statemate 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.