Tokyo Paralympics: Indian Gold Winners

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Published
Oct 26, 2021

Hindustan Times

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Avani Lekhara

Shooting

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The 19-year-old created history by becoming the first Indian woman to win a gold at the Paralympics in the women’s 10m air rifle standing SH1 event

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Javelin

Sumit Antil

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He not only brought a gold medal for the country but also set a new world record in the men’s javelin throw (F64) event with the best throw of 68.55m

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Manish Narwal

Shooting

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Manish set a Paralympic record by gathering 218.2 points in the P4 - Mixed 50m Pistol SH1 final and thus bringing home a gold

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Pramod Bhagat

Badminton

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Bhagat won a gold in the men’s singles SL3 event by defeating Daniel Bethell of Great Britain

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Krishna Nagar

Badminton

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Krishna Nagar, India’s para-shuttler won the men’s singles badminton SH6 by beating Chu Man Kai of Hong Kong

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