Jisna Mathews
Country India
Date of Birth 1999-01-07
Age 21 years
Birth Place Kerala, India
Major Teams India
Playing Details Relay

Achievements

  • Gold in the World Youth Championships
  • Silver in Commonwealth youth Games,Samosa 2015

 

Biography

A silver medallist at the Samoa Commonwealth Youth Games in 2015. A pupil of the Usha school of Athletics, Jisna had making steady progress ever since her first major competition, the Fedearation cup in Mangalore in 2015. Earlier she had qualified for the world meet via the national youth championship by running the 400 m in 56.50 s.

 

At the Federation cup she had clocked 54.53s. Usha hopes to make a top notch 800 m runner in due course. She is the Asian junior champion in 400m held in Vietnam in June this year. Then again along with Tintu Luka, Debashree Mazumdar and Poovama, Jisna form the quartet that had the best national mark in 2015, 3:29.08 clocked at the world championship in Beijing. That brought her into national team for Rio.