Kiren Rijiju praises Shaili Singh for creating a national record

NEW DELHI: Minister of the Union for Youth and Sports Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday he praised athlete Shaili singh saying that she is a potential medalist in the World Athletics Championship.

Long jumper #ShailiSingh who is being trained in #SAI Bangalore under Anju Bobby George Foundation created a national record in both U-16&u-18agegroupatguntur.afteranjubobbygeorge,sheisapotentialmedalistintheworldathleticschampionship.mybestwishestoher!,rijijutweeted.

On Sunday, Shaili achieved a national record in the category of children under 16 at the 35th national youth athletics meeting.

Shaili singh improved her national and meet record in girls U-16 long jump at 6.15m. She had the previous 5.14m record she created in the same competition last year in Ranchi.