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Tokyo Paralympics: Mariyappan Thangavelu and Sharad Kumar add to the medal tally with silver and bronze respectively

High jumping ace Mariyappan Thangavelu bagged the silver medal at Tokyo, while Sharad Kumar secured the bronze, in the Men’s High Jump T42 event final, to give India two more medals at the Tokyo Paralympics.  Mariyappan Thangavelu had won the T42 gold at the 2016 Rio Games. He had cleared …

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Tokyo Paralympics: All his efforts, from mediation to setting up shooting range, culminated in bronze medal for Singhraj Adana

Singhraj Adana amassed a score of 216.8 to secure the bronze medal in the P1 Men’s 10m Air Pistol SH1 Final at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics. Chao Yang, and Xing Huang, both from China, took home the gold and silver medals respectively. Singhraj Adana’s bronze became India’s second medal in …

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Tokyo Paralympics: Vinod Kumar loses bronze medal, designated as ‘Classification not Completed’

Vinod Kumar loses his bronze medal in Discus Throw F52 as he was designated as ‘Classification not Completed.” Vinod Kumar’s classification was done on 22 August. He competed in the Men’s Discus throw F52 category and won bronze medal with an area record. He produced a best throw of 19.91m …

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Tokyo Paralympics: Sensational Javelin Throw session; Devendra Jhajharia wins silver, Sundar Singh Gurjar wins bronze

Two-time Paralympic champion Devendra Jhajharia, clinched silver medal in the Men’s Javelin Throw F46 category at the Tokyo Paralympics. Sundar Singh Gurjar picked up the bronze medal in the same final. The athletes who fall under the F46 category have some kind of an arm deficiency, impaired muscle power or …

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Tokyo Paralympics- Bhavina Patel assures medal; becomes the first Indian para Table Tennis player to enter semi final in the Paralympics

In a historic day for Indian Table Tennis, paddler Bhavina Patel became the first Indian para Table Tennis player to book a spot in the semi final of the Paralympics and assured a medal for the country.  In the quarter final match, Bhavina Patel defeated World No 2 and defending …

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