Jakarta, Aug 29: India’s Arpinder Singh clinched gold in men’s triple jump competition at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta on Wednesday.
GLORY FOR @ArpinderSingh18!
What a splendid victory! Hats off to Arpinder for A GOLD at the #ASIANGAMES2018 with his victorious jumps in the Men's Triple Jump event! You made the ?? fly higher with every jump. WELL DONE ✌???? #KheloIndia #IndiaAtAsianGames pic.twitter.com/xoNMTFZfk5
— Col Rajyavardhan Rathore (@Ra_THORe) August 29, 2018
The 25-year-old returned with his best effort of 16.77 metres in the final, which ensured him a yellow metal and it was after 48 long years that India bagged a gold in the event.