High-Jumper Tejaswin Scripts CWG History

23-year-old Tejaswin Shankar scripted history by becoming the first Indian high-jumper to win a Commonwealth Games medal

Tejaswin went for 2.28m, which would have given him Gold but the Indian failed to breach it. His personal best is 2.29m

Tejaswin took the Athletics Federation of India to court after he was initially omitted from the Commonwealth Games squad

The Delhi High Court directed the AFI and the Indian Olympics Association to add him to the squad

Tejaswin reached Birmingham 2 days before his high jump final but finished on the podium

4 years after a 6th place finish in Gold Coast, Tejaswin scripted history in Birmingham with a CWG medal

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