#Paralympics

October 8, 2021: New Delhi: Lessons from the lives of the legendary Dr Stya Paul as well as recent Paralympics medal winner and ace Civil Servant, Shri Suhas L. Yathiraj, shone brightly at the ...

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Neeraj Chopra in Tokyo Olympics 2020. (Photo credit: PTI file)

  • Neeraj Chopra's javelin received the highest bid of Rs 1,00,50,000
  • Paralympic gold medallist Sumit Antil's javelin received a bid of Rs 1,00,20,000
  • Badminton racquet by Paralympian Krishna Nagar received the bid of Rs 80.15 lakh

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India's Olympic gold-winning javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra was also a part of the health ministry initiative. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Olympians and paralympians asked people to take COVID-related precautions
  • The video was posted on health ministry's social media accounts
  • This reminder from these athletes comes as India gets into the festive season

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Neeraj Chopra won gold in javelin throw in the Tokyo Olympics (Photo: PTI)

  • The auction is being organised by the Ministry of Culture until October 7
  • The proceeds of the auction will contribute to the 'Namami Gange' project
  • All the equipment has been signed by the respective athletes

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With a base price of Rs 1 Crore, Tokyo gold medalist Neeraj Chopra's javelin is reportedly the biggest draw. (Photo Credit :PTI)

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently hosted two events for the Olympians and Paralympians
  • Athletes reportedly presented more than 15 items to him
  • These items will be up for online auction and could fetch over Rs 10 crore

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Shuttler Pramod Bhagat wins gold medal in the men's singles SL3 at Tokyo 2020 Paralympics in Tokyo. (PTI Photo)(PTI09_04_2021_000162B)

  • Pramod Bhagat beat Great Britain's Daniel Bethell in the final at the Paralympics
  • On meeting Tendulkar, Bhagat gifted him his winnings racquet
  • At the Paralympics, Indian shuttlers won as many as four medals

The Tokyo Paralympics closed on September 5, Sunday. (Photo credit: AP)

  • PM Narendra Modi shared the video of his interaction with the para-athletes on September 12
  • Modi is seen congratulation the para-athletes on their efforts in Japan
  • The contingent hosted by the PM included both the athletes and their coaches

New Delhi, Sep 10 (PTI) Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Virendra Kumar on Friday felicitated all 54 Indian para-athletes who participated in the Tokyo Paralympics and announced ...

New Delhi, Sep 9 (PTI) The country's history-making Paralympians were on Thursday felicitated by their national parent body, the Paralympic Committee of India, which hoped to produce more ...

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Shooter Manish Narwal, who won gold medal in the Tokyo Paralympics 2020, being greeted on his arrival in New Delhi. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • The athletes were received by Haryana Sports Minister Sandeep Singh
  • Amid thunderous applause, all the athletes were escorted out of the airport
  • India returned with 19 medals, including five gold, eight silver and six bronze