इंडियन आवाज़     17 Jan 2019 11:04:12      انڈین آواز

Praveen Chitravel bags Bronze medal at 2018 Summer Youth Olympics

Indian Triple Jumper Praveen Chitravel has bagged a Bronze medal at the 2018 Summer Youth Olympics in the Argentine city of Buenos Aires.

Praveen cleared a distance of 15.68 metres to finish fifth in the Stage 2 competition last night, but his good showing in Stage 1, where he was third with a jump of 15.84 metres, took him to the podium.

He ended at the third spot with a combined effort of 31.52 metres. Cuba took home the Gold, while Nigeria won the Silver.

This was India’s second medal in Athletics at the Games after Suraj Panwar clinched a Silver in Men’s 5,000 metres race walk event on Monday.

India currently have 12 medals in its kitty – 3 Gold, 8 silver and 1 Bronze, and they are 14th in the table. Russia continues to be at the top, with China second and Japan third.

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