Tejaswin Shankar, who took first place in the men’s high jump competition, received congratulations from Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the achievement.
Prime Minister Modi tweeted, “Tejaswin Shankar makes history.” “He brings home our nation’s first CWG high jump medal. He deserves congratulations for earning the bronze medal. happy with his work. Greetings for his upcoming endeavours. May he continue to succeed.”
Tejaswin Shankar of India won the bronze medal in the men’s high jump final on Wednesday at the ongoing Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham with a height of 2.22 metres.
New Zealander Hamish Kerr, who finished with the bronze medal in the indoor world championships, took home the gold after clearing the 2.25 metre hurdle.