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Para-athlete Deepa Malik declared retirement from sports

Para athlete Deepa Malik

in order to serve as the office-bearer in the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI), Deepa Malik, who is a Para-athlete, has decided to take retirement from Paralympics games.

she was the first woman from India who achieved a medal in the Paralympic Games. also, he earned 81 madels (58 national and 23 international medals) during her career.

Achievements of Para athlete Deepa Malik

  • She had received silver medal in the shot put at 2016 Paralympic Games.
  • in  2017, she was awarded with Padma Shri award.
  • She made a New Asian Record in Asian Para Games 2018 and she has been as the only Indian woman to win medals in 3 consecutive Asian Para Games (2010, 2014, 2018).

National awards list –
President Role Model Award (2014)
Arjuna Award (2012)
Maharashtra Chhatrapati Award (sports) (2009–10)
Haryana Karambhoomi Award (2008)
Swawlamban Puruskar Maharashtra (2006)
Padmashri Award (2017)
First Ladies Award – Ministry of Women and Child Development.
Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award (2019)

About Paralympic Committee of India –
Founded: 1992
Continental Association: APC
Secretary and General: Gursharan Singh.


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