Eldhose Paul 1st Indian To Reach Triple Jump Final At World Athletics Championships
Eldhose Paul became the first triple jumper from India to go to the World Athletics Championships final on July 21. The 25-year-old qualified for the top battle with a personal best of 16.68 meters, placing him in 12th slot overall. The other two Indians competing in the event, Praveen Chithravel (Group A) and Abdulla Aboobacker (Group B), both failed to qualify. The men's triple jump finals are slated for July 23.