Tamil Nadu State Meet: Young P David, VK Elakkiyadan breach 8m mark

Updated: May 28 2023 10:48PM

Tirunelveli (Tamil Nadu), May 28 (PTI) The third and final day of the Tamil Nadu State Senior Athletics Championships at Anna Stadium here witnessed two long jumpers from the southern state join the coveted 8 metres club.

Young P David, representing the SDAT team, breached the 8m mark first by leaping to 8.05m in his third round to take the lead in this event.

David (21), who earlier this month won the Senior Federation Cup title in Ranchi, held a previous best of 7.80m when he finished second behind Kerala's Murali Sreeshankar in the Indian Grand Prix at Bengaluru last month.