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Full Name: Renjith Maheshwary
Born: 30 January 1986
Sports: Triple Jump
Renjith Maheshwary (men’s triple jump): Triple jumper Renjith Maheshwary managed a leap of 16.85m in his fifth attempt on the opening day of 16th Federation Cup Senior National Athletics Championships in Patiala to achieve the `B` standard for the London Olympics.
The jump also fetched him a gold medal in the competition.
Renjith holds the Indian national record in triple jump of 17.07m, which he achieved in a bronze medal winning effort at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi.
First Published: Monday, July 16, 2012, 21:49