#SuhasYathiraj

New Delhi, Sep 8 (PTI) It's a misconception that sports and academics cannot be pursued simultaneously, says Noida District Magistrate and Paralympic silver medal-winning shuttler Suhas ...

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
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

Chandigarh, Sep 5 (PTI) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and his Haryana counterpart M L Khattar on Sunday congratulated Suhas Yathiraj, an IAS officer, for winning a silver medal at the ...

New Delhi, Sep 5 (PTI) President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday congratulated bureaucrat-cum-sport star Suhas Yathiraj for winning a silver medal at Tokya Paralympics, and said his dedication in ...

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Suhas Yathiraj won a badminton silver medal at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics. (Photo credit: Twitter/Tokyo2020hi)

  • It is the pinnacle of hard work of the last six years, Suhas Yathiraj's wife said
  • Suhas went down fighting to two-time world champion Lucas Mazur
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi, too, congratulated the athlete

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Suhas Yathiraj won silver at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics. (Photo credit: Twitter/sonalgoelias)

  • Suhas Yathiraj is a district magistrate of Gautam Buddh Nagar (Noida)
  • He is a 2007-batch IAS officer with a leg impairment
  • Yathiraj graduated as a computer engineer from NIT Karnataka

.Tokyo, Japan
Suhas Yathiraj competed at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics. (Photo credit: Twitter/IASassociation)

  • Suhas Yathiraj lost to France's Lucas Mazur
  • He became the first IAS officer to win a Paralympic medal
  • He competed in the badminton men's singles SL 4 class event

Noida, Sep 4 (PTI) History beckons Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Suhas Lalinakere Yathiraj when he steps into the court for the badminton finals at the Paralympics in Tokyo on ...

.Tokyo, Japan
Suhas Yathiraj competed at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics. (Photo credit: Twitter/@IASassociation)

  • Suhas Yathiraj dispatched his opponent in 31 minutes
  • The Noida District Magistrate will face Lucas Mazur of France in the final
  • He beat Indonesia's Fredy Setiawan 21-9, 21-15 in the semifinal

Tokyo, Sep 4 (PTI) The Indian trioka of Pramod Bhagat, Suhas Yathiraj and Krishna Nagar sailed into the men's singles finals of the badminton event in their respective classifications at the ...