Historic men's triple jump gold at CWG
Eldhose Paul led India's historic 1-2 finish in men's triple jump at the Commonwealth Games as he won a rare gold medal in track and field events and was followed by fellow Kerala athlete Abdulla Aboobacker on 7 August 2022.
- Paul produced his best effort of 17.03m in his third attempt while Aboobacker was not behind much as he finished at 17.02m, which he managed in his fifth attempt.
- Jah-Nhal Perinchief of Bermuda won the bronze with his best jump of 16.92m.
- India has won four triple jump medals in the past editions but this is the first time two athletes from the country have got podium finishes.
- Mohinder Singh Gill had won a bronze and a silver in 1970 and 1974 editions while Renjith Maheswary and Arpinder Singh had finished third in 2010 and 2014 editions.