Indian athletes claim medals at the Tokyo Para Olympics on Sunday. Two more medals have been added to the Indian medallist following the silver medal in table tennis.
Tokyo: Another medal is available for India at the Tokyo Para Olympics. Nishad Kumar wins silver medal in Asian high jump
The 21-year-old Indian athlete won the silver medal with a new Asian record by jumping 2.06 meters. Dallas Vice of America jumped so high that they won a silver medal. Another American jumper, Roderick Townsend, set a world record of 2.15m. He jumped high and grabbed a gold medal.
Another high jumper in the competition, Ram Paul, was able to jump 1.94 meters to finish fifth. Athletes with defects at the top of the body compete in the T47 category. Athletes with no hands, dysfunctional shoulders, arm and palms participate in this section.
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Nishad Kumar, a native of Una, Himachal Pradesh, had lost his right arm in an accident at the age of 8. Kovid-19 was infected the same year while practicing at the Sports Authority of India, Sai.
“Nishad Kumar is very happy to have won the silver in the men’s T-47 high-jump event. He is an amazing athlete. He has great talent.
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Kumar won the gold medal in the T46 / 47 category of the high-jump event at the Faja World Para Athletics Grand Prix held in Dubai the same year. She started her athletics career in 2009.
This is India’s second silver medal at the current Paralympics. Bhavina Patel won the silver medal in the Class 4 section of women’s table tennis and opened the Indian medal list.
Vinod Kumar won bronze medal! Vinod Kumar won bronze in the discus throw competition. The men’s F52 discus throw is 19.91 m. He won the bronze medal with the new Asian record by throwing away. The 41-year-old former soldier was involved in the Indo-Pak War of 1971. Later, during a training session with BSF, Leh had fallen off a hill and lost her legs. He then picked up the sport and won a bronze at the Para Olympics today.
Poland’s Piotor Kosiewicz (20.02m) and Croatia’s Velimir Sandor (19.98m) won gold and silver respectively.