Seiko Golden Grand Prix: Shaili Singh Secures Bronze With Third Place Finish

Shaili Singh

Indian long jump star Shaili Singh kicked off her 2023 international campaign with a bronze medal, courtesy of her third place finish at the Seiko Golden Grand Prix, part of the World Athletics Continental Tour, on Sunday.

Shaili, who clinched a silver at the U20 Worlds in 2021, clocked her best of the day with a wind assited 6.65m (+2.1), keeping the 19-year-old in the lead until the World No. 17 German Maryse Luzolo marked a distance of 6.79m (+2.5) in the fifth round to secure a gold medal finish. World no. 8 Brooke Buschkuehl, the Aussie who is a CWG silver medallist, came second at  6.77m.

“I was expecting something like 6.80m…her landing was not proper, there was a bit of rotation,” Robert Bobby George, who coaches Shaili at the Anju Bobby High Performance Centre in Bengaluru, said in an interview after the event. “Still this is a very good performance in her first world-class international meet. She now has the Inter-State Nationals (in Bhubaneswar, July) and the Asian Championships (Thailand, July) ahead of her.”

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