|Full name||Amrit Pal Singh|
June 10, 1983 |
Sangrur, Punjab, India
|Height||2.05 m (6 ft 8 1⁄2 in)|
|Weight||79 kg (174 lb; 12.4 st)|
|Sport||Track and field athletics|
|Achievements and titles|
|Personal best(s)||Long jump: 8.08 m (Outdoor)
(New Delhi 2004)
|Updated on 9 September 2013.|
Singh, with an 8.08 metres jump at the 10th Federation Cup Athletics Championships in New Delhi on 16 March 2004, bettered the 30-year record held by T. C. Yohannan. It was eventually bettered by Kumaravel Premkumar in 2013 with a jump of 8.09 meters.
Amritpal is one among four Indians to go beyond the eight-metre mark; the others being T. C. Yohannan (in 1974), Sanjay Kumar Rai (in 2000). and Kumaravel Premkumar in 2013. He works for Punjab Police as an Inspector.
- "Premkumar jumps 8.09 m, breaks nine-year-old long jump mark". The Indian Express. 6 August 2013. Retrieved 9 September 2013.
- "Amritpal betters Yohannan record". The Hindu. 2004-03-17. Retrieved 2009-09-19.
- "Amritpal Singh lowers 30-year mark". Rediff. 2004-03-16. Retrieved 2009-09-19.
- "AFI's list of athletes for Athens". The Hindu. 2004-08-10. Retrieved 2009-09-19.
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