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HTLS 2021: Hope our achievements will inspire others, says Paralympian Sumit

Sumit spoke in length about his experience as a Paralympian and his preparation for the Tokyo Paralympics at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit.

Sumit Antil during the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2021.(HTLS)
Published on Dec 04, 2021 01:41 PM IST
By, New Delhi

No govt ever honoured specially-abled players, says Yogi Adityanath

The Uttar Pradesh government presented ₹6 crore for gold, ₹4 crore from silver and ₹2 crore for bronze medallists from state to “boost the morale of players” who brought honour to the country in the Tokyo Paralympics.

The chief minister said that the Paralympic athletes have “proved that nothing can stop you if you are determined.”(PTI)
Published on Nov 11, 2021 07:41 PM IST

India will double its medal tally in Paris Paralympics: Pramod Bhagat

India had returned with its best-ever performance from the Tokyo Paralympics, winning 19 medals -- five gold, eight silver, six bronze. The country's previous best tally at one edition of the Paralympic Games was four.

Pramod Bhagat defeated Great Britain’s Daniel Bethell to clinch the gold medal
Published on Oct 08, 2021 04:18 PM IST

Paralympic silver medallist Yathiraj says academic & sporting success achievable

Yathiraj is an officer in the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), having achieved success in one of the toughest examinations in the country at the very first attempt. In fact, candidates often sacrifice years in pursuit of excellence in the Civil Service examinations and attempt it multiple times.

Silver medalist Suhas Yathiraj of India poses on the podium. (Getty)
Published on Sep 17, 2021 02:02 PM IST

'I knew I would perform under pressure, I'm the best': Pramod Bhagat

The Tokyo Paralympics gold medallists is soaking in the adulation after finally landing gold in the biggest global competition on its debut.

Pramod Bhagat won gold medal in Tokyo Paralympics 2020
Published on Sep 15, 2021 07:41 AM IST
ByRutvick Mehta, Mumbai
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