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    Sreeshankar Sets National Record in Long Jump and Qualifies for Tokyo Olympics

    Sree Shankar , son of S.Murali and Bijimol (ex-international athlete) was born on 27/03/1999. He started  his sports career  during 2009 in under 10 Category, when he was a scholar at KV Kanjikode, where he completed 12 years of his schooling. During 2009 and 2010 he won gold medal in state level in 100 mts /50 mts. He turned to long Jump event during 2011 and created state  record in the under 12 category with a performance of 5.22 mts. 

    Academic  level:  Sreeshankar is a role model for every one performing wonderfully well in academics without his interest in sports hampering his studies. He scored full A1 in all subjects in 10th std (AISSE),  without any grace mark/up gradation.  He was ranked third in the Vidyalaya in Class XII (AISSCE).

    His coach/ trainer is his father himself, S.Murali, who is a SAF games silver medalist. Shri S.Murali had been  trained under German Coach and that experience also helped him to give systematic training to Sree Shankar. Hence it  Shri S.Murali’s name figured  in the coach panel of Sreeshankar.

    Latest Best performance : Gold Medal in  Long Jump in the 3rd Grandprix Meet at New-Delhi on 15th May -2017 with a life best performance of 7.65 mis 
    1. 31st December-2016 standing in 5th position in world Ranking in Long jump under 18 category   with a performance of 7.62 mts.
    2. As on May-2017 standing in 15th position in world Ranking in Long jump under 20 category   with a performance of 7.65 mts
    2. Holding one National Meet  Record in  Long jump under 18  category in Long Jump during the  year – May-2016 in the youth National Athletic Championship-Selected as best athlete of the   meet
    3. Holding National Record In Long jump in the School National Championship at Pune during Jan-2017- Selected as best athlete of the   meet 
    4. Holding  SIX  STATE  RECORDS-   Five records in Long Jump and one in 100 mts.

    Hearty congratulations to Sreeshankar on his achievement and we, the KV Kanjikode family wish him all the best. 

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