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Tokyo Paralympics 2020 Highlights: India Claimed 13 Medals

Tokyo Paralympics 2020 Highlights (Day 10): India Claimed 13 Medals

Praveen Kumar wins silver in men’s T64 high jump at Tokyo Paralympics

  • Indian para-athlete Praveen Kumar has won a silver medal in the men’s high jump T64 event at Tokyo Paralympics on 3rd September 2021.
  • Praveen Kumar created a new Asian record with a jump of 2.07m.
  • Jonathan Broom-Edwards (Great Britain) won the gold medal with a jump of 2.10m, and Poland’s Maciej Lepiato clinched a bronze medal with a jump of 2.04m.

Avani Lekhara wins bronze in 50m Rifle at Tokyo Paralympics

  • Indian para-shooter Avani Lekhara has clinched a Bronze Medal in 50m Rifle 3 Position SH1 event at the Tokyo Paralympics Games on 3rd September 2021.
  • With this medal, Lekhara has won two medals in the same edition of the Paralympics, becomes the only Indian women who claimed two medals.

Archer Harvinder Singh wins Bronze in Men’s Individual Recurve to get India’s 13th medal at Paralympics

  • On 3rd September 2021, India’s ace archer Harvinder Singh has clinched a bronze medal in men’s individual recurve open in Tokyo Paralympics 2020.

India Medal List in Tokyo Paralympics

Player NameMedalEvent/Category
Bhavina PatelSilverWomen’s singles table tennis Class 4 category
Nishad KumarSilverMen’s high jump T47
Avani LekharaGoldWomen’s 10m air rifle shooting standing SH1
Devendra JhajhariaSilverMen’s javelin throw F46
Sundar Singh GurjarBronzeMen’s javelin throw F46
Yogesh KathuniyaSilverMen’s discus throw F56
Sumit AntilGoldMen’s javelin throw F64
Singhraj AdhanaBronzeMen’s 10m air pistol shooting SH1
Mariyappan ThangaveluSilverMen’s high jump T42
Sharad KumarBronzeMen’s high jump T42
Harvinder SinghBronzeMen’s Individual Recurve
Avani LekharaBronze 50m Rifle 3 Position SH1
Praveen KumarSliverMen’s T64 high jump


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