Shooter Avani Lekhara landed a record second Paralympic medal on September 3 and became the first Indian to do so. Meanwhile, archer Harvinder Singh secured a bronze medal in individual recurve.
However, the attention now quickly jumps to the Indian athletes in action on Day 11 of the grand competition. Starting the day will be Men’s 10m Air Pistol SH1 bronze medallist
Singhraj Adhana, along with compatriots Manish Narwal and Akash Mehra in the qualification round of the Mixed 50m pistol SH1 event.
Following which shuttlers Pramod Bhagat, Krishna Nagar, Suhas Yathiraj, Tarun Dhillon and Manoj Sarkar will represent the country in the men’s single event. Meanwhile, in the mixed doubles event, Bhagat will pair up with Palak Kohli.
Navdeep Singh will compete in the men’s javelin throw F41 final later in the day. Navdeep’s personal best of 43.58m puts him in contention for a medal.
Full list fixtures of Indian athletes on Day 11 of Tokyo Paralympics:
6.00 am – Shooting – Mixed 50m pistol SH1 Qualification- Manish Narwal, Singhraj and Akash
6.15 am – Badminton – Men’s singles SL3 Semifinals- Pramod Bhagat vs D. Fujihara (JPN)
7.00 am – Badminton – Men’s singles SL3 Semifinals- Manoj Sarkar vs D. Bethell (GBR)
7.45 am – Badminton – Men’s singles SL4 Semifinals- Tarun Dhillon vs Lucas Mazur (FRA)
7.45 am – Badminton – Men’s singles SL4 Semifinals- Suhas Yathiraj vs S. Fredy (INA)
8.45 am – Shooting – Mixed 50m pistol SH1 Final- Manish Narwal, Singhraj and Akash (Subject to Qualification)
10.00 am – Badminton – Men’s singles SH6 Semifinals- Krishna Nagar vs Krysten Coombs (GBR)
11.45 am – Badminton – Mixed doubles SL3-SU5 Semifinals- Pramod Bhagat and Palak Kohli vs S. Hary and O. Ratri (INA)
3 pm onwards – Badminton – Men’s singles SL4 Medal Rounds- Pramod Bhagat, Manoj Sarkar
3.40 pm – Athletics – Men’s Javelin Throw F41 Final- Navdeep Singh