Eighteen-year-old Krishna Jayasankar, one of the promising discus throwers in the country, has been invited by Throwers ‘R’ US, a throws Club based in Kingston (Jamaica) to train for the World U-20 athletics championships scheduled to be held in Nairobi (Kenya) from August 17 to 22, 2021.
With the situation not perfect for travelling, Krishna’s parents Jayasankar Menon and Prasanna Jayasankar, both former International hoopsters, are using all their might to ensure their daughter travels without major hiccups, to get her the best training for the Worlds and to make sure that she reaches Kingston by early December.
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“We have to get the Jamaican visa, but right now the Jamaican embassy in New Delhi is not opened due to COVID-19. It will open only in January. It will be too late as she will lose precious training time. We…