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.