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CWG 2022: President lauds Sreeshankar for India's 1st ever long jump medal

President Droupadi Murmu on Friday applauded Murali Sreeshankar for winning silver in long jump at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.

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Droupadi Murmu (File photo: PTI)
Droupadi Murmu (File photo: PTI)

President on Friday applauded Murali Sreeshankar for winning silver in long jump at the in Birmingham and said his path-breaking achievement will inspire countless Indians, especially the youth.

Sreeshankar clinched the silver in men's long jump event on Thursday.

"Congratulations to Sreeshankar for winning silver in long jump at #CommonweathGames. Your long leap has brought India's first ever medal for this event in . This pathbreaking achievement will inspire countless Indians, especially the youth," Murmu tweeted.

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First Published: Fri, August 05 2022. 10:15 IST