Malaysian high jumper Nauraj Singh sets new record in Singapore

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Singapore | 27 April 2017 | Asia Samachar |
High jumper Nauraj Singh Randhawa becomes second Sikh to win a gold medal at SEA Games in Singapore.

Malaysian high jumper Nauraj Singh Randhawa – gold medalists at the last two SEA Games of 2013 and 2015 – has set a new national record for the event at the Singapore Open.

Nauraj got just the confidence boost he needed ahead of the 2017 Kuala Lumpur SEA Games, reports FourthOfficial.com. This was confirmed by Team ISN on Twitter, congratulating the young lad for his stunning feat.

In 2016, the 25 year old jumper recorded his personal best at 2.29 m in Singapore. Today, he has taken it up a notch to set the new record at 2.30 m, also in Singapore.

Earlier this year, Nauraj Singh won the men’s high jump event at the Summer of Aths Championships in Canberra, Australia. Nauraj Singh emerged overall champion after clearing 2.25 metres in the event, the report added.

The 2017 Kuala Lumpur SEA Games will be happening from the 19th of August until 31st of August.

 

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