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Tokyo Paralympics: India Produces Its Best As Sumit Antil, Avani Lekhara Smash World Records

Aug 30, 2021 PTI

India has so far won five medals in athletics - 1 gold, 3 silver and 1 bronze. The country stood 26th in the medals tally on Monday (August 30), an unprecedented high

Sumit Antil Not Happy With Breaking World Record, Tokyo Paralympic Gold Medallist Says 'He Can Do 75m'

Aug 30, 2021 PTI

The 23-year-old clinched India's second gold at Tokyo Paralympics, shattering the men's F64 category world record multiple times


Avani Lekhara's Tokyo Paralympics Gold Brings Hope In Grim Times, Says Proud Grandfather

Avani Lekhara has been wheelchair-bound since a road accident in 2012. However, her disability could not stop her from chasing her dream.

Heartbreak For Vinod Kumar! India Discuss Thrower Loses Tokyo Paralympics Bronze - Who's Fault Is It?

Aug 30, 2021 PTI

The 41-year-old BSF man had produced a best throw of 19.91m to finish third behind Piotr Kosewicz (20.02m) of Poland and Velimir Sandor (19.98m) of Croatia on Sunday


Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn And Other Bollywood Celebs Congratulate Avani Lekhara and Other Paralympians

Several Bollywood celebrities, including actors Akshay Kumar, Vicky Kaushal, Ajay Devgn and Sidharth Malhotra congratulated Indian Paralympians after their respective wins

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30 August, 2021

Sumit Antil Wins India's 2nd Gold Medal At Tokyo Paralympics With New World Record In Javelin Throw

Outlook Web Bureau

Sumit Antil produced a monster throw of 68.55m in the fifth attempt to destroy the 10-men field and recreated his own world record


30 August, 2021

Avani Lekhara Fact Sheet: Tokyo Paralympic Gold Medallist Is Not An Ordinary Talent

PTI

All you need to know about Avani Lekhara: Paralysed waist down, studies seemed to be the only option but life had other ideas in store for her


30 August, 2021

Avani Lekhara Makes History At Tokyo Paralympics: India Celebrates Golden Girl's Record-breaking Feat

Outlook Web Bureau

Lekhara is the first Indian woman to win an individual gold medal in the Paralympics or Olympics


30 August, 2021

Yogesh Kathuniya Reveals He Trained For Tokyo Paralympics Without A Coach

PTI

Kathuniya said preparing for the Games was hard for him as lockdowns ensured that facilities were closed for a major part of the last two years


30 August, 2021

Devendra Jhajharia Claims Silver, Sundar Gurjar Bags Bronze In Javelin Throw At Tokyo Paralympics

Outlook Web Bureau

Devendra Jhajharia and Sundar Singh Gurjar win silver and bronze respectively in the men's javelin throw F46 event at Tokyo Paralympic Games 2020


30 August, 2021

Yogesh Kathuniya Wins India's Fourth Medal At Tokyo Paralympics With Silver In Discus Throw

Outlook Web Bureau

Yogesh Kathuniya produced his season's best throw in the final attempt with an effort of 44.38m to settle for the silver medal


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30 August, 2021

Avani Lekhara First Indian Woman To Shoot Paralympics Gold, Equals Record At Tokyo 2020

Outlook Web Bureau

Avani Lekhara clinches India's first gold in Tokyo Paralympics by winning the women's 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 event


29 August, 2021

Bhavinaben Patel, Tokyo Paralympics Silver Medallist, To Get Rs 3 Cr Reward From Gujarat Government

PTI

Bhavinaben Patel on Sunday (August 29) became only the second Indian woman to win a medal at the Paralympics


29 August, 2021

Bhavinaben Patel 'Inspires' India: PM Narendra Modi Leads Country In Congratulating Tokyo Paralympics Silver Medallist

PTI

Patel's impressive run at Tokyo Paralympic Games ended with a fighting 7-11 5-11 6-11 loss to China's Ying Zhou, a two-time gold medallist


29 August, 2021

Bhavinaben Patel Has Done India Proud: Rahul Gandhi Hails Para-athlete After Tokyo Games Silver Medal

PTI

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra also congratulated Patel for her achievement


29 August, 2021

After Evacuation, Two Afghan Athletes Arrive In Tokyo To Compete In Paralympics

Agencies

Zakia Khudadadi and Hossain Rasouli had flown from Kabul to Paris before continuing on to Tokyo, the IPC said


29 August, 2021

On National Sports Day, Bhavinaben Patel Wins Historic Table Tennis Silver For India At Tokyo Paralympics

Outlook Web Desk

Bhavinaben Patel suffered straight games defeat to China's Zhou Ying on Sunday. But India officially open its medal account in Tokyo Paralympics


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28 August, 2021

Tokyo Paralympics: Rakesh Kumar Enters Archery Pre-quarters, Shyam Sundar Exits

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Rakesh Kumar had near-perfect four ends, dropping just one point each enroute to totalling 144 out of a possible 150


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Chairperson of Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury addresses the conference to mark centennial year celebration of PAC, in the Central Hall of Parliament House, in New Delhi. Lok Sabha Speaker Om...

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Expelled AIADMK leader VK Sasikala pays tribute to J Jayalalithaa on her fifth death anniversary, near Marina Beach, in Chennai.

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Devotees wait in queues outside the Sri Krishna Janambhoomi temple in Mathura. Security has been tightened in Mathura after Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha announced its plan to perform ‘jalabhishek’ at Shahi Eidgah in...

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Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla delivers valedictory address during the conference to mark centennial year celebration of Public Accounts Committee (PAC), in the Central Hall of Parliament House, in New Delhi.

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A black flag being hoisted at the venue of Hornbill festival in solidarity with the civilians, killed in an anti-insurgency operation, in Kisama, Nagaland.

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