- 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.
Published on Nov 11, 2021 07:41 PM IST
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.
Published on Oct 08, 2021 04:18 PM IST
- 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.
Published on Sep 17, 2021 02:02 PM IST
The Tokyo Paralympics gold medallists is soaking in the adulation after finally landing gold in the biggest global competition on its debut.
Published on Sep 15, 2021 07:41 AM IST
, MumbaiRutvick Mehta
2020 Tokyo Paralympics: The event this year was the most successful Paralympic season for India yet, with athletes securing a total of 19 medals — 5 gold, 8 silver, and 6 bronze. Before this edition, India had won 12 medals — 4 of each colour — in all previous Paralympic appearances combined.
Updated on Sep 12, 2021 01:28 PM IST
Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
The Indian para-athletes returned from Tokyo on the back of a sensational campaign that saw them win an unparalleled 19 medals, including five gold, eight silver and six bronze.
Published on Sep 09, 2021 03:14 PM IST
The 2020 Summer Paralympics in Tokyo proved to be the most successful season for India yet, with athletes securing a total of 19 medals - five gold, eight silver, and six bronze. Before this edition, India had won 12 medals (4 medals of each colour) in all previous Paralympics appearances combined.
Published on Sep 09, 2021 06:19 AM IST
Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
- The plan produced rich rewards at the just-ended Tokyo Paralympics where India’s shuttlers won four medals on the sport’s debut.
Published on Sep 08, 2021 09:50 PM IST
Sharad Deep, Mumbai/lucknowRutvick Mehta
The Indian para athletes registered their best-ever performance for the country in the Tokyo Games by winning an unprecedented 19 medals, including five gold, eight silver and six bronze.
Updated on Sep 08, 2021 07:20 PM IST
Functions, felicitations, and top government officials dropping by to Sumit Antil's home in Khewra village in Sonipat is now a daily affair.
Published on Sep 08, 2021 08:34 AM IST
India does not have any international classifier; our athletes get classified for first time at global events.
Updated on Sep 07, 2021 09:14 AM IST
- Indian para athletes now have to go to international competitions to get classified since there are no certified classifiers at home.
Published on Sep 06, 2021 11:02 PM IST
, New DelhiAvishek Roy
- Noida district magistrate Suhas Yathiraj on juggling his life as a bureaucrat and Paralympics medal-winning athlete.
Published on Sep 06, 2021 10:55 PM IST
, MumbaiRutvick Mehta
- Having won just 12 medals in all going to the Paralympics, India's haul of 19 medals shows how far the country has come in backing para athletes.
Published on Sep 05, 2021 09:58 PM IST
, New DelhiAvishek Roy Rutvick Mehta
- India capped off the Tokyo Paralympics with two medals in badminton in the final day of the Games.
Published on Sep 05, 2021 09:44 PM IST
Sharad Deep, Lucknow
In a series of tweets, PM Narendra Modi expressed hope the country would build on to the success to ensure greater participation in sports.
Published on Sep 05, 2021 04:25 PM IST
The Minister also congratulated Krishna Nagar and Suhas Yathiraj on winning gold and silver respectively at the Tokyo Paralympics to close the Indian campaign at Games on an all-time high of 19 medals.
Published on Sep 05, 2021 01:20 PM IST
"Very emotional. I have never been so happy and so disappointed in my life at the same time. Most happy because of the silver medal but most disappointed because I missed the gold medal by a whisker," he said after winning the match in a video message posted by the Paralympic Committee of India.
Published on Sep 05, 2021 11:42 AM IST
Second seeded Nagar saw off his rival from Hong Kong 21-17 16-21 21-17 in the final. A soon as the shuttler won the face-off, reactions began to pour in on social media.
Published on Sep 05, 2021 10:24 AM IST
Nagar beat Man Kai 21-17, 16-21 and 21-17 as India extended its medal tally to 19 at the Paralympic Games.
Updated on Sep 05, 2021 10:23 AM IST
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Published on Sep 05, 2021 08:53 AM IST
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PM Modi said the 38-year-old Noida district magistrate “has captured the imagination of our entire nation thanks to his exceptional sporting performance”.
Published on Sep 05, 2021 08:41 AM IST
Siddhartha Babu came closest to making the cut but he missed the mark by a whisker. Lekhara came up with a score of 612 to end way down at 28th.
Published on Sep 05, 2021 08:05 AM IST
PTI | , Tokyo
Yathiraj lost to Mazur 21-15, 17-21, 15-21. India have now extended its medal tally to 18 at the ongoing Paralympic Games.
Updated on Sep 05, 2021 09:56 AM IST
Tarun got off to a decent start and gave a neck-to-neck fight before losing the first game to Setiawan 21-17. The Indonesian took the closely-fought first game to move closer to the bronze medal.
Published on Sep 05, 2021 07:28 AM IST
ANI | , Tokyo
- Training partners win gold-silver in 10m air pistol event on the penultimate day of the Tokyo Games
Published on Sep 04, 2021 10:02 PM IST
Published on Sep 04, 2021 09:40 PM IST
While Adana took the silver, the gold went to 19-year-old Manish Narwal as the two shooters made it a sensational one-two finish for the country in the event.
Published on Sep 04, 2021 05:20 PM IST
- Tokyo Olympics: Soon after Pramod Bhagat and Manoj Sarkar won gold and bronze, respectively, in the men's singles (SL3) badminton event, PM Modi took to Twitter to congratulate the athletes
Published on Sep 04, 2021 05:11 PM IST
- Tokyo Paralympics: Indian shuttler Manoj Sarkar beat Japan's Daisuke Fujihara 22-20,21-13 in a pulsating to bronze in the men's singles (SL3) badminton category.
Updated on Sep 04, 2021 04:47 PM IST