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Sandeep Chaudhary 66.18m, clinched Gold.(Paralympics India/Twitter)

India record best-ever medal haul in World Para Athletics Championships

By Press Trust of India | Dubai
UPDATED ON NOV 16, 2019 09:28 PM IST
India won two gold, two silver and five bronze besides a few fourth-place finishes, securing 13 qualifying spots at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.
India's Mariyappan Thangavelu (File photo)(Getty Images)
India's Mariyappan Thangavelu (File photo)(Getty Images)

Sharad wins silver; Mariyappan, Vinay take bronze at WPA C’ships

By Indo Asian News Service | Dubai
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2019 09:38 AM IST
Mariyappan, a Rio 2016 gold medallist, settled for bronze with a season’s best performance of 1.80 metres which was 0.6 metres lower than the champion Sam Grewe’s Championship record of 1.86 metres on Thursday.
T Meriyappan.(Twitter)
T Meriyappan.(Twitter)

Eyeing Tokyo slot, para-athletes start Worlds campaign

By Saurabh Duggal | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2019 09:09 AM IST
Apart from high jump, men’s javelin is another event which is ruled by Indians. Devendra Jhajharia won gold (F-46 category) during the 2016 Rio Paralympics and in the previous edition of World Championship, Gujar clinched the gold.
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