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Mayookha Johny Biography

Mayookha Johny (born 9 April 1988) is an Indian track and field athlete from Kerala who specialises in long jump and triple jump. She holds the current Indian National record for triple jump with a mark of 14.11m. Johny competed in the 2010 Asian games coming in the seventh place. Johny fared better at the 2011 National Games of India the following February, taking a long and triple jump double ahead of M. A. Prajusha. She become the first Indian woman to breach the 14-metre mark as she bagged a bronze medal in the third and final leg of the Asian Athletics Grand Prix, China. She is also credited as third Indian ever to qualify for the final of an individual event in World Championships in Athletics. Though she didn't qualify for the Olympics, Mayookha Johny triple jumped 13.91m to win the top place in a low-level meet in Dillingen, Germany on 22nd July 2012

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Asian Indoor Athletics: India finish with a haul of seven medals
Asian Indoor Athletics: India finish with a haul of seven medals
The Indian athletics team had won just one medal in the previous edition in 2014.
Asian Indoor Athletics: Silver medals for Mayookha Johny and Renjith Maheshwary
Asian Indoor Athletics: Silver medals for Mayookha Johny and Renjith Maheshwary
This is Mayookha Johny's second medal from this event after her gold-winning effort on Friday
Indian athletics team expects better performance at Asian Indoor Championships
Indian athletics team expects better performance at Asian Indoor Championships
Mayookha Johny, Dutee Chand, Omprakash Karhana are some of the star Indian athletes participating in the games.
National Athletics Championships in Patiala attract over 1,000 Asian Games aspirants
National Athletics Championships in Patiala attract over 1,000 Asian Games aspirants
Krishna Poonia Patiala, Aug 15 (IANS): Fresh from their campaign in the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Indian athletes are keen to grab Asian Game ...
Commonwealth Games 2014: Mayookha Johny fails to qualify for long jump final
Commonwealth Games 2014: Mayookha Johny fails to qualify for long jump final
Commonwealth Games 2014: Mayookha Johny fails to qualify for long jump final
Indian athletics team eyes improvement at Glasgow Commonwealth Games
Indian athletics team eyes improvement at Glasgow Commonwealth Games
The Indian athletics contingent, led by Vikas Gowda and Krishna Poonia, hopes to make a statement at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
Olympics: Hopes pinned on boxers Mary Kom, Devendro (Overall India Roundup)
Olympics: Hopes pinned on boxers Mary Kom, Devendro (Overall India Roundup)
Olympics: Triple jumpers fail, Saina gets rousing reception
Olympics: Triple jumpers fail, Saina gets rousing reception
Inexperienced Indian contingent spells a bright future
Inexperienced Indian contingent spells a bright future
Mayooka out of Women's triple jump
Mayooka out of Women's triple jump
Athletics: Indians in action on Day 1
Athletics: Indians in action on Day 1
I will be happy if athletes improve their records: Bahadur singh
I will be happy if athletes improve their records: Bahadur singh
List of Indian athletes at London
List of Indian athletes at London
The Indian Olympic dream
The Indian Olympic dream
India's comparison with the A and B times in Athletics
India's comparison with the A and B times in Athletics
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