#ShailiSingh

Shaili Singh participated in the U-20 World Athletics Championships. (Photo credit: Twitter/Media_Sai)

  • The first time India great Anju Bobby George saw Shaili Singh was in November 2017
  • When I saw her steely resolve...I knew she would go a long way, Anju Bobby George said
  • Anju said Shaili has a never-say-die attitude and is more or less like her

New Delhi, Aug 23 (PTI) Small, frail and not even in top three -- that was Shaili Singh when Anju Bobby George first saw her but the iconic Indian long jumper still decided to mentor her as she ...

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Shaili Singh is an Indian athlete. (Photo credit: Twitter/Media_Sai)

  • Shaili Singh was raised by a single mother
  • She currently trains at the academy of Anju Bobby George
  • Shaili has won gold in the U-16 category at the Junior National athletics championship

Nairobi, Aug 22 (PTI) Highly-talented long jumper Shaili Singh on Sunday missed out on scripting history by a mere 1 cm as the Indian settled for silver medal in the U-20 World Athletics ...

.Nairobi, Kenya
Shaili Singh attempting a jump at the World Athletics U20 Championships in Nairobi. (Photo credit: Twitter/afiindia)

  • Shaili Singh registered a best attempt of 6.59m
  • She missed the gold medal by 0.01m
  • India finished the World Athletics U20 Championships with three medals

Nairobi, Aug 22 (PTI) Highly talented long jumper Shaili Singh on Sunday missed out on scripting history by a mere 1cm as she settled for a silver in the U-20 World Athletics Championships here.