Indian Murali Sreeshankar won Gold Medal in International Jumping Meeting

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Indian long jumper Murali Sreeshankar won the gold medal at the International Jumping meeting in Greece.

An Overview of the News

  • Sreeshankar jumped a season's best of 8.18m.
  • National record holder Jeswin Aldrin won the silver medal in the long jumper.
  • The International Jumping Meeting is a World Athletics Continental Tour bronze level event.

International Jumping Meeting:

  • Since 2011, the International Jumping Meeting has been organised every year in May.
  • Participants from 16 different countries compete in the event, which serves as a qualification event organised by SEGAS (Hellenic Athletics Federation) for major competitions held in Europe and around the world.
  • In particular, the event attracts famous athletes who have previously won medals at Olympic, World and European competitions.
  • The Municipal Stadium of Kallithea serves as the venue for this prestigious event.


  • It is located in Southeastern Europe.
  • The country has many islands in the Aegean and Ionian seas.
  • Santorini is known for its distinctive black sand.
  • Mykonos is famous for its lively party resorts.
  • Capital and largest city - Athens
  • Official language - Greek
  • President - Katerina Sakellaropoulou
  • Prime Minister - Ioannis Sarmas

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