Commonwealth Games 2014: Triple Jumper Arpinder Singh Clinches Bronze

Arpinder Singh won third athletics medal from the Glasgow Games after Vikas Gowda's gold and Seema Punia's silver from discus throw.

updated: August 03, 2014 08:41 IST
  • Total Shares
Arpinder Singh
India's Arpinder Arpinder Singh celebrates taking bronze in the final of the men's triple jump.


Glasgow: Arpinder Singh signed off India's show in athletics by winning the men's triple jump bronze at the Commonwealth Games here on Saturday. (Day 10 Blog | Results | Medals)

South Africa's Khotso Mokoena won the gold with a season best performance of 17.2 metres while the silver went to Nigeria's Tosin Oke, who also earned a season best jump of 16.84 metre at the Hampden Park Stadium.

The Amritsar born Arpinder finished a close third with a best leap of 16.63m which he achieved on his first attempt. (India Roundup: Pallikal-Joshana Grab Gold, India Pick Up Medals Aplenty on Penultimate Day)

Show Full Article