Asian Games: Arpinder Singh, Renjith Maheshwary Finish Fifth and Ninth in Triple Jump

Updated: 02 October 2014 20:35 IST

Arpinder Singh, a Glasgow Commonwealth Games bronze medallist, managed a best leap of 16.41 metres on his first attempt among six bids while Renjith Maheswary registered a best of 15.67m at the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium.

Asian Games: Arpinder Singh, Renjith Maheshwary Finish Fifth and Ninth in Triple Jump
Arpinder Singh in action at the Asian Games. © AP

Incheon:

Indian athletes Arpinder Singh and Renjith Maheshwary failed to secure any medal from the men's triple jump final, finishing fifth and ninth respectively, at the 17th Asian Games on Thursday.

Arpinder, a Glasgow Commonwealth Games bronze medallist, managed a best leap of 16.41 metres on his first attempt among six bids while Renjith registered a best of 15.67m at the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium.

China's Shuo Cao won the gold with a best jump of 17.30m, followed by his compatriot Bin Dong at 16.95m. South Korea's Deokhyeon Kim claimed bronze with a leap of 16.93m. (Day 13 Highlights)

All three medal winners achieved their season's best marks.

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