Shaili Singh clinched India’s third medal at the World Athletics U20 Championships in Nairobi.© Twitter
India’s Shaili Singh won the silver medal in women’s long jump at the World Athletics U20 Championships in Nairobi with a best attempt of 6.59m. She came agonisingly close to the gold medal, falling short by just 0.01m, with Sweden’s Maja Askag winning it with a best effort of 6.60m. Ukraine’s Mariia Horielova took the bronze medal. It was India’s second silver medal — and third overall — at this year’s edition of the U20 Championships.
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