Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra

Odisha’s javelin star, Kishore Jena has rapidly risen as one of India’s premier athletes. With exceptional performances last year and an Olympic qualification, Kishore is gearing up for the upcoming Paris Olympics 2024. Currently, Kishore along with Samarjeet Singh Mali who serves as his coach is training at the Kalinga Sports Complex in Bhubaneswar. 

Samarjeet expressed his satisfaction on the facilities at the Kalinga Stadium.

Kishore has already etched his name on the global stage with a commendable fifth-place finish at the World Athletic Championship and a silver medal at the recently concluded Asian Games. Coach Samarjeet sees these achievements as beacons of hope for India’s success at the Olympics. 

Commenting on Kishore’s upcoming prospects, Samarjeet said, “With a fifth place at the World Athletic Championship and a silver medal at the Asian Games, Kishore has given India more hope that we can find success at the Olympics. He is one of our medal prospects, and we are leaving no stone unturned in our preparation.” 

The preparations for the upcoming Olympic Games have been nothing short of intense for Kishore.
“Constant improvement is our goal. We have seen Kishore move from 76m to an impressive 87.5m. This progress is a testament to his dedication and the rigorous training regimen we have in place,” said Samarjeet.

In the pursuit of excellence, Kishore is set to embark on a crucial phase of his preparation, as he departs to Gold Coast.