New Delhi, Sep 8 (PTI) Three-time Paralympic medal-winning javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia, former cricketer Venkatesh Prasad, and ex-world champion boxer L Sarita Devi have been named ...

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Sumit Antil wins Gold in the men's javelin throw F64 with a new world record of 68.55 at Tokyo 2020 Paralympics. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • In the 2016 Rio Paralympics, India had won 4 medals
  • India ended Tokyo Paralympics with 19 medals
  • Bhavina Patel won India's first medal at the Paralympic Games

New Delhi, Delhi, India – Business Wire India • Devendra Jhajharia and Sundar Singh Gurjar secured a silver and bronze, respectively, in the men’s F46 javelin throw event at Tokyo Paralympics ...

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Family members celebrate javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia's silver medal win at the Tokyo Paralympics, in Jaipur, Monday, August 30, 2021. (Photo credit: File/PTI)

  • Javelin thrower Sumit Antil won a gold medal at the Tokyo Paralympics
  • Devendra Jhajharia, Yogesh Kathuniya and Sharad Kumar were also given a warm welcome
  • The athletes were welcomed enthusiastically by SAI officials

New Delhi, Sep 3 (PTI) Four Indian para athletes, including javelin throw gold medallist Sumit Antil, on Friday returned home to a never-seen-before boisterous welcome during which supporters ...

Tokyo Olympics 2020 Gold medalist Neeraj Chopra during the felicitation by Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur at the event in New Delhi, Sunday. (PTI Photo)

  • India has surpassed its best-ever performance at the Paralympics with 7 medals so far
  • India had won 4 medals at the 2016 Rio and the  1984 New York/Mandeville Paralympics
  • Avani Lekhara and Sumit Anthil have won gold medals in shooting and javelin throw events respectively

Jaipur, Aug 30 (PTI) Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra on Monday congratulated shooter Avani Lekhara who became the first Indian woman to win a gold medal at the Paralympics.

Tokyo, Aug 30 (PTI) Records tumbled and history was scripted more than once as India's Paralympians, both young and old, recorded their best ever Games medal haul on just the sixth day of ...

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Devendra Jhajharia is already named as India's greatest Paralympian. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Devendra Jhajharia dedicated his third Paralympic medal to his late father
  • Jhajharia pulled off a new personal best throw of 64.35m for the silver in F46 classification
  • Though Jhajharia rushed home to be with his father, he was sent back to continue training

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India has now surpassed its best-ever medal haul in the Paralympics, winning seven medals at the Tokyo Games so far. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@Tokyo2020hi)

  • Avani Lekhara became the first Indian female to win an individual gold medal in Paralympics
  • Yogesh Kathuniya bagged a silver medal in the men's discus throw F56 event
  • Devendra Jhajharia and Sundar Singh Gurjar won a silver and bronze medal respectively in the javelin throw F46 final