Indian triple jumper creates history

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Triple jumper Arpinder Singh has created history by becoming the first Indian to win a medal in the IAAF Continental Cup. At Ostrava in Czech Republic, he clinched a bronze medal.

The 25-year-old triple jumper Arpinder was representing the Asia-Pacific team in the meet, held once every four years.

No Indian has ever won a medal in the Continental Cup which was known as the IAAF World Cup before 2010.

Two top athletes from the four regions of Europe, Americas, Africa and Asia-Pacific takes part in each of the 36 events in men and women sections taken together.

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