India touched the double figure for the first time in Paralympic 2020, the whole country is proud of these players

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India touched the double figure for the first time in Paralympic 2020, the whole country is proud of these players

Today is the 7th day of Tokyo Paralympics and India has won a total of 10 medals including 2 Gold, 5 Silver and 3 Bronze medals. For the first time in the history of Paralympics, India has managed to touch the double figure. Earlier, India’s best performance was in 1984 and 2016, both times India was successful in winning 4-4 ​​medals.

For the first time in 1968, India made its debut in the Paralympic Games, but the first medal had to wait for 4 years. In 1972, Murlikant Petkari won India a medal at the Paralympics by winning the gold medal in the men’s 50m freestyle 3 swimming. After this India won 4 medals in 1984, 2 in 2004, 1 in 2012 and 4 in 2016. But this year, India’s batch of 54 players in the Tokyo Paralympics has created history.

Bhavinaben Patel (Silver Medal)

India touched the double figure for the first time in Paralympic 2020, the whole country is proud of

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India touched the double figure for the first time in Paralympic 2020, the whole country is proud of these player

Bhavinaben suffered a 0-3 loss to world number one Zhou Ying of China in the women’s singles final of the Table Tennis Class 4 event but went on to become the second Indian woman player to win a medal at the Paralympic Games with a historic silver medal. Been successful.

Nishad Kumar (Silver Medal)

India touched the double figure for the first time in Paralympic 2020, the whole country is proud of

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India touched the double figure for the first time in Paralympic 2020, the whole country is proud of these players

Nishad Kumar won silver medal in men’s high jump T47 event with an Asian record. Vinod Kumar also created an Asian record in the men’s discus throw F52 event and won a bronze medal. Nishad Kumar won the medal with a jump of 2.06 meters.

Avani Lekhara (Gold Medal)

India touched the double figure for the first time in Paralympic 2020, the whole country is proud of

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India touched the double figure for the first time in Paralympic 2020, the whole country is proud of these players

Avani Lekhara created history by winning the gold medal in the women’s 10m air rifle class SH1 at the Tokyo Paralympic Games shooting event. Avani equaled the world record by scoring 249.6 in the final and secured the first position. She surpassed China’s Zhang Kuiping (248.9 points). Ukraine’s Iriana Shetnik (227.5) won the bronze medal. Avani is the first Indian female athlete to win a gold medal at the Paralympic Games.

Yogesh Kathunia (Silver Medal)

India touched the double figure for the first time in Paralympic 2020, the whole country is proud of

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India touched the double figure for the first time in Paralympic 2020, the whole country is proud of these players

Yogesh Kathunia won a silver medal at the Tokyo Paralympic Games with his best performance of the season in the F56 category of the men’s discus throw event. Yogesh, who was paralyzed at the age of eight, finished second in his sixth and final attempt with a throw of 44.38m discus.

Devendra Jhajharia (Silver Medal)

India touched the double figure for the first time in Paralympic 2020, the whole country is proud of

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India touched the double figure for the first time in Paralympic 2020, the whole country is proud of these players

Devendra Jhanjharia performed brilliantly in the Tokyo Paralympics, winning the silver medal in the javelin throw F-46 category. Devendra, a two-time Paralympic gold medalist, finished second with 64.35m. This score of Devendra was his personal best score.

Sunder Singh Gurjar (Bronze Medal)

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India touched the double figure for the first time in Paralympic 2020, the whole country is proud of these players

Sunder Singh Gurjar along with Devendra Jhanjharia won the javelin throw F-46 category bronze medal. Sundar scored 64.01 to finish third with his season’s best performance.

Sumit Antil (Gold Medal)

India touched the double figure for the first time in Paralympic 2020, the whole country is proud of

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India touched the double figure for the first time in Paralympic 2020, the whole country is proud of these players

Sumit Antil created history by winning the gold medal in the javelin throw in the F42 event. Sumit broke the world record thrice and won the gold medal. Sumit’s best throw came in the 5th attempt in which he threw a throw of 68.55m. Sumit broke the world record in his first throw by setting a second of 66.95m. In his second attempt, he covered a distance of 68.08 metres, breaking his own record. In the fifth attempt, he created history and made a world record with a throw of 68.55 meters.

Sinharaj Adhana (Bronze Medal)

India touched the double figure for the first time in Paralympic 2020, the whole country is proud of

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India touched the double figure for the first time in Paralympic 2020, the whole country is proud of these players

Shooter Sinhraj Adana won a bronze medal in the P1 Men’s 10m Air Pistol SH1 event at the Paralympic Games. Adana finished third with a total of 216.8 points. He had made it to the final of eight shooters by finishing sixth.

Mariyappan Thangavelu (Silver Medal)

India touched the double figure for the first time in Paralympic 2020, the whole country is proud of

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India touched the double figure for the first time in Paralympic 2020, the whole country is proud of these players

Defending champion Mariyappan Thangavelu won the silver medal in the men’s high jump T42 event. Mariyappan won the medal with an effort of 1.86m.

Sharad Kumar (Bronze Medal)

India touched the double figure for the first time in Paralympic 2020, the whole country is proud of

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India touched the double figure for the first time in Paralympic 2020, the whole country is proud of these players

Sharad Kumar also competed in the men’s high jump T42 event along with Mariyappan Thangavelu, who finished third with an effort of 1.83m and bagged the bronze medal for India.

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