Murali Sreeshankar (Weightlifter) Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Biography, Family, Career, Net Worth, Wife, & More
Murali Sreeshankar is an Indian Athlete (Long Jump), who lives in Palakkad, Kerala. He represented India in 2018, Asian Junior Athletics Championship in this he Jumped 7.47m and won his first bronze medal losing in semi-final by Zhou Keqi. Now, in 2022 he is a part of Commonwealth Games (long Jump) and won silver medal for India.
|Real name||Murali Sreeshankar|
|Profession||Athlete (long Jump)|
|Date of birth||27 March 1999|
|Age||23 years old|
|Birth Place||Palakkad, Kerala, India|
|Parents||Father: S Murali|
Mother: KS Bijimol
|Hometown||Palakkad, Kerala, India|
|Coach||S Murali (His father was his childhood coach)|
Bedros Bedrossian (Present )
|Net worth||$3 Million (Approx.)|
Birth & Early life
Murali Sreeshankar was born on 27 March 1999 who lives in Palakkad, Kerala. His father S. Murali is a Indian Railway employee and the former triple jumper, his mother KS Bijimol is an 800metre runner and his sister Spreeparvathy is a Heptathlon.
|School||Kendriya Vidyalaya, Kanjikode, Kerala|
|College||NSS College of Engineering, Palakkad|
Victoria Government College, Palakkad
|Education Qualification||Bachelor of Science (Mathematics)|
Murali Sreeshankar’s first coach was his father (former triple jump), Murali started practice of long jump at the age of 4. At small age, he decided to become an athletic. In the age of 13, he played some matches, State level Under 10 championship in 50m and 100m. After that, he focused on his study and also on his game.
He has jumped 7.99m at the Federation Cup in Patiala (2018). In 2018, he was the part of Commonwealth Games but had pull out 10 days before the matches. He went for surgery, after that his weight loss and unable to walk properly. After two month, he was the part of Asian Junior Athletics Championships (2018) where he has not much stamina after the illness but, won the bronze medal by jumping 7.47m.
In 2018, He participated in Asian Games Jakarta but he did not get any medal because he was on sixth final by 7.95m. After then, he again come with stronger in National open Athletics Championships (2018) there he broke the national record by jumping 8.20m. Indian players (Athletics) were qualify for the World Athletics Championship (2019) but, he failed to qualify for the final. He jumped 7.69m in qualifying round in 2020 Summer Olympics but failed to enter in final. Now, in 2022 Commonwealth Games, he became a first men to win silver medal in long jump for India.
|Medals||2018: Bronze medal (Asian Junior Athletics Championship)|
2022: Silver medal (Commonwealth Games)
|Height (Approx.)||5 feet 9 inch|
Facts of Murali Sreeshankar
- At age of four, he started practicing for long jump.
- He has completed the Course Bachelor of Mathematics.
- His father has won silver medal at the South Asian Games.
- His Mother has also won silver medal in 800m at 1992 Asian Junior Athletics Championships.
- He was become the first Indian to win silver medal in Commonwealth Games 2022.