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Asian Games: Arpinder bags gold in triple jump

Asian Games: Arpinder bags gold in triple jump

| @indiablooms | 29 Aug 2018, 02:27 pm

Jakarta, Aug 29 (IBNS): India's Arpinder Singh won the gold medal in the ongoing Asian Games men's triple jump competition event here on Wednesday.

Singh grabbed the gold medal with an effort 16.77 metres in the final.

He made India proud by winning the medal after 48 years gap for India.

Indian Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore tweeted: " GLORY FOR @ArpinderSingh18! What a splendid victory! Hats off to Arpinder for A GOLD at the #ASIANGAMES2018 with his victorious jumps in the Men's Triple Jump event! You made the fly higher with every jump. WELL DONE #KheloIndia #IndiaAtAsianGames."



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