Jhansi: Great comeback after injury, Jhansi’s athlete daughter Shaili Singh won gold medal

Report – Shashwat Singh

Jhansi’s daughter Shaili Singh has once again done wonders. He has won the gold medal in long jump in the National Open Athletics Championship held in Bangalore. Shelly gave her best performance of the year with a long jump of 6.41 metres. It was this last jump that took him to the podium of the gold medal. Shelly’s opening attempt was 6.25 metres. It was from here that he got hold of the game. Performing well, he won his gold medal by jumping 6.41 meters.

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In an exclusive conversation with News 18 Local, Shaili Singh told that it was a very proud moment for her. After getting injured some time back, his confidence was definitely shaken a bit. But, this victory has once again infused a new energy in him. The disappointment he had of not being able to play in the World Championship has now reduced to some extent with this victory. She said that she is also preparing for the Junior National to be held next month. At this time, his full attention is on his game and fitness.

Won medal despite injury

There is an atmosphere of joy in Jhansi on this victory of style. Member of parliament Anurag Sharma congratulated him on this victory. Shaili’s mother Vinita is inundated with congratulators. Vinita said that she is very happy with this success of her daughter. She was a bit disappointed due to getting injured some time ago, but now this victory will bring back her confidence.

Belongs to a very simple family

Significantly, 18-year-old Shaili is a resident of Mauranipur town of Jhansi. Shaili, who comes from a very simple family, won the silver medal in the 2021 World Under-20 Athletics Championships in Nairobi. Seeing his talent at the age of 15, former Olympic medalist Anju Bobby George had included him in his academy. Shelly trains in Bangalore only.

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