Triple Jumper

  • Triple-jumper Renjith Maheswary may get reprieve September 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Going by circumstantial evidence, triple jumper Renjith Maheshwari, who reportedly failed a dope test in 2008, may get a reprieve paving the way for his getting the Arjuna Award. The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) in its report to the sports ministry Monday said they have no knowledge of...
  • Indian triple jumpers, Gowda turn in poor show August 8, 2012

    London: It was a luckless day for India at the Olympics with its two triple jumpers on show crashing out of the track and field competition here Tuesday. Male triple jumper Renjith Maheshwary gave a poor account of himself as he failed to qualify for the finals with a 'No Mark'...
  • Athletes urged to think twice before tweeting July 26, 2012

    London: Athletes racing to share their views with fans at the London Olympics may think twice before hitting send following the first expulsion of an athlete for a racist Twitter remark. Greek triplejumper Paraskevi Papachristou was withdrawn from the London Olympics on Wednesday after causing an uproar in her home nation...
  • Triplejumper Mayookha targets top6 finish July 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Realistic about her chances in the Olympics, Indian triplejumper Mayookha said she is targetting a topsix finish in London by improving her personal best effort. Very few Indians have made it to the final round in Olympics track and field events and Mayookha said that it would be an...
  • Jumper Maheshwary targets final round in London July 16, 2012

    New Delhi: His buildup to the Olympics was far from ideal but triple jumper Renjith Maheshwary says that he has left behind the frustrations and is now focussing on at least qualifying for the final round in the London Games if not a podium finish. Maheshwary was among the three athletes...