Nauraj Singh Randhawa our National Superstar Champion is convinced that his win at the Hungarian Grand Prix (GP) champions of the Tatabanya Series will help pave his way to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics.
The 29-year-old athlete managed to jump 2,27 metres, his best record this year at the sporting event held at Grosics Stadium.
According to My Metro, Nauraj on his win said;
“I’m ‘hungry’ for the 2.27m (jump) in Hungary! Very grateful for all the support given from coaches, wive, family and all fellow athletes around the world.”
Vasillious Konstantinou from Cyprus came to face the challenge with 2.23m in seconds placing him in the second spot.
During the 2,20-meter jump, Sylwester Bednarek from Poland emerged third. Nauraj’s record is close to its 2.30m national record set at the Singapore Open 2017.
Nauraj will have to make the 2,33m jump for the International Amateur Athletics Federation to qualify for the Olympics for the second time, following his first appearance in Rio 2016. (IAAF).
Last January in Austria, Nauraj broke his national record with a 2.20m jump that surpassed his previous record of 2.19m at the Vienna Hall Indoor Track and Field Championships.
Source: My Metro