Pocari Sweat Singapore 2.4 KM Run: Jeevaneesh Soundararajah breaks Soh Rui Yong’s 2.4km record: The national middle-distance runner, Jeevaneesh Soundararajah set a new national best record in the 2.4km on Saturday. Yes, you read it right that 28-year-old runner set a new record at the Home of Athletics in the 2.4km race. The news of his achievement has been circulating on social media platforms all over the world. The netizens are praising him for his achievement and also sending many wishes. He is getting viral on social media and receiving congratulatory messages from the netizens and his admirers. It’s a proud moment for him and his family as well. In this article, we have brought some essential details about the runner so stay tuned. Follow More Update On GetIndiaNews.com
Pocari Sweat Singapore 2.4 KM Run
Along with the cool night breeze and the roar of the impatient crowd outside the venue, national middle-distance runner Jeevnish Sundararaja has made a new national best record in the 2.4km race at Home of Athletics on 08 January 2022, Saturday. He covered a 2.4km race challenge within 6 min 52.97 seconds at the Pocari Sweat Run, while the previous record-holder named Soh Rui Yong covered the same distance within 6 minutes 53.18 seconds last time. This time, he ran alongside the record-breaker, Jeevaneesh Soundararajah, and covered the distance of the 2.4km race challenge in 6 minutes 55.50 seconds.
Jeevaneesh Soundararajah breaks Soh Rui Yong’s 2.4km record
He finished just behind Gurkha Subas Gurung who finished the race within 6 minutes 54.53 seconds, while another runner Ethan Yan clocked 7 minutes 09.09 seconds. Jeevaneesh Soundararajah, Gurkha Subas Gurung, Soh Rui Yong, and Ethan Yan have finished the challenge at the fastest times among all those who participated in the challenge on Saturday. Jeevaneesh is a project manager and engineer, serving for a solar firm. He said that from the training, he knew he had the ability to do it but today it was about executing it. He added, “In my last lap I was really pushing through… and thankfully it was just (0.21 sec) under.”
The previous record-holder, Soh who also tipped Jeevaneesh for the record, said that he had no regret of losing his mark, he said, “Big congratulations to Jeeva… It helps a lot that he’s my training partner so when we train, we push each other.” After making a new record, Jeevaneesh Soundararajah has won $700 cash and 700 bottles of Pocari Sweat, along with many other prizes including 700 packets of chicken rice and massages. Now, let’s see who will set a new record in the coming time. Stay tuned with us for more updates.