India Break Their Best-Ever Tally At Paralympics

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India Break Their Best-Ever Tally At The Paralympi
It has been a very productive Paralympics for India as they went past their best-ever tally of 4 medal which was achieved at 2016 Rio Paralympics and 1984 New York Paralympics. In just 6 days at the Tokyo Paralympics, India won as many medals as they had won from 1988 to 2016 Paralympics.

Bhavina Patel won India’s first medal at the Tokyo Paralympics after she won the silver medal in the Women’s singles Table Tennis C4 event.

Nishad Kumar got India’s second medal by winning the silver medal in Men’s High Jump T47 category.

Vinod Kumar had won the third medal for India by finishing third in the Discus Throw F42 event but unfortunately he had been found “ineligible” in disability classification assessment and therefore had to give up his bronze medal that he won in the men’s F52 discus throw event.

Then, Avani Lekhara became the first Indian woman to win the gold medal at the Paralympics. He finished first in the women’s 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 final.

This was followed by Yogesth Kathuniya winning a silver medal in the Men’s Discus Throw F56 event.

Devendra Jhajharia and Sundar Singh won the silver and the bronze medal respectively in the Men’s Javelin Throw F46 event.

Sumit Antil then broke the world record thrice to win India second gold medal at the Tokyo Paralympics. He won the gold in the Men’s Javelin Throw F64 event.

Singhraj Adana then won the bronze medal at the Men’s 10m Air Pistol SH1 Finals taking India’s medal tally to 8

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