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Tokyo Paralympics: Krishna Nagar and Suhas Yathiraj finish India’s dream campaign in style

The Indian contingent at the Tokyo Paralympics stunned everyone by putting in astellar performance. India secured their highest-ever tally at the Games with 19 medals, including five gold, to claim the 24th spot. On the final day at the Tokyo Paralympics, Krishna Nagar emerged victorious againstKai Man Chu of Hong …

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Tokyo Paralympics: A ‘twin win’ again; Pramod Bhagat and Manoj Sarkar clinch gold and bronze in Men’s Badminton SL3

What a day it turned out for India in the Paralympics! Pramod Bhagat and Manoj Sarkar won gold and bronze respectively in Men’s Badminton Individual SL3 classification. Pramod Bhagat made India proud  after he won the gold medal in Tokyo, giving India their first medal in Badminton at the Paralympics. …

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Tokyo Paralympics: ‘Stuff of dreams’- Shooters Manish Narwal and Singhraj Adana share 1 and 2 spot in 50m Pistol

Indian shooter Manish Narwal  decimated the Paralympic record to pick up gold in the Mixed 50m Pistol SH1 event. Fellow shooter Singhraj Adana secured the silver medal in the same event to give India a sensational one-two finish on the podium for India in Tokyo Paralympics. As per the Paralympics …

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Tokyo Paralympics: Salute to her determination; Avani Lekhara wins her 2nd Paralympic medal

Indian shooter Avani Lekhara picked up her second medal at the Tokyo Paralympics, after she secured the bronze medal in the Women’s 50m Rifle 3P SH1, at the Asaka Shooting Range. Avani Lekhara became the first Indian woman to pick up 2 Paralympic medals, since she had also won a …

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Tokyo Paralympics: Praveen Kumar becomes the youngest Indian athlete to win a Paralympic medal

High Jumper Praveen Kumar secured the silver medal in the Men’s High Jump T64 event, at the Tokyo Paralympics. Kumar’s 2.07m effort is a new Asian record. Praveen Kumar’s Asian record anded him the second spot behind Jonathan Broom-Edwards from Great Britain. Edwards secured the gold with a 2.10m effort, …

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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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