New Delhi : Triple-jumper Renjith Maheshwary is the highest ranked Indian in the latest rankings released by the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF).
Renjith, with a total of 1183 points, is at 24th spot. This is also the first time that four Indian triple-jumpers have made it to the world rankings with Bibu Mathew (52), Amarjeet Singh (63) and Alex Thomas (69) are the other triple-jumpers on the list.
In women's section, both Asian Grand Prix triple gold medallist Sinimol Paulose and Asian Games bronze medallist Krishna Poonia are at 28th place in 1500m and discus throw respectively. Pinki Paramanik has slipped six places to be 73rd spot in 400m with 1136 points.
Chatholi Hamza (1500 metres), 46 rank, 1128 points
Surender Singh (5000m-10000m), 62, 1089
Sunil Kumar (5000m-10000m), 73, 1067
Joseph Abraham (400m hurdles), 47, 1148
Hari Shankar Roy (high jump), 68, 1089
Shiv Shankar Yadav (long jump), 77, 1087
Ranjith Maheswary (triple jump), 24, 1183
Mathew Bibu (triple jump), 52, 1113
Amarjit Singh (triple jump), 63, 1090
Alex Thomas (triple jump), 69, 1083
Vikas Gowda (discus throw), 32, 1109
P.J. Vinod (decathlon), 75, 1025
Pinki Paramanik (400m), 73, 1136
Manjeet Kaur (400m), 91, 1125
Sinimol Paulose (800m), 78, 1106
Sinimol Paulose (1500m), 28, 1162
Preeja Sreedharan (5000m-10000m), 46, 1128
Krishna Poonia (discus throw), 28, 1057
J.J. Shobha (heptathlon), 46, 1076