Renjith Maheshwary: Profile 2012 London Olympics

Updated: Jul 16, 2012, 21:49 PM IST

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Full Name: Renjith Maheshwary

Born: 30 January 1986

Height: 5`11"

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.