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Tejaswin Shankar


AFI President says Tejaswin Shankar not a medal prospect after omitting him from Asian Championship team

March 21, 2019 9:20 am

Tejaswin Shankar was omitted from the contingent for the Asian Athletics Championships in Doha despite clearing qualification standards in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) competitions on more than one occasion since January.

Exams or Federation Cup? High jumper Tejaswin Shankar's dilemma

March 05, 2019 10:01 am

The AFI has made it mandatory for all athletes to participate in the Federation Cup. Elite athletes could be given an exemption, AFI rules state, but the selection committee will have the final say if they are to be picked for the Indian team.

Diary of a Jumpy Kid: Tejaswin Shankar

November 18, 2018 12:50 pm

Indian Express takes a peek into freshman Tejaswin Shankar’s diary and gets a feel of his life-changing season that saw chants of ‘TJ, TJ’ reverberate through their home stadium.

Tejaswin Shankar joins elite Indian club of NCAA champs

June 10, 2018 10:24 am

On Friday, Tejaswin Shankar crossed 2.24m in his final attempt at the NCAA Track and Field Championships in Oregon (US) to become only the third Indian to win a title.

High jump star Tejaswin Shankar shines in USA, wins gold in NCAA Championships

June 09, 2018 11:31 am

Tejaswin Shankar is the third Indian to win the prestigious title after Mohinder Gill (who won five triple jump titles between 1969 and 1971) and discus thrower Vikas Gowda (2012).

Tejaswin Shankar jumps to new national record after CWG 2018 setback

April 29, 2018 9:09 am

Taking part in the Corky/Crofoot Shootout in Lubbock, Texas, Tejaswin Shankar broke his own national record by clearing the 2.29m in his first attempt after raising the bar.