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India At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics: Mariyappan Thangavelu Settles For Silver, Sharad Kumar Wins Bronze In High Jump - Highlights

Catch the highlights and updates of India's campaign at the 2020 Summer Paralympics in Tokyo. India won one silver and two bronze medals on Tuesday.

India At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics: Mariyappan Thangavelu Settles For Silver, Sharad Kumar Wins Bronze In High Jump - Highlights
Sharad Kumar won bronze medal, while Mariyappan Thangavelu settled for silver in High Jump at Tokyo 2020 Paralympics. | Courtesy: Twitter
India At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics: Mariyappan Thangavelu Settles For Silver, Sharad Kumar Wins Bronze In High Jump - Highlights
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2021-08-31T18:41:19+05:30

After a blockbuster Monday, India had to trim down its expectation but still managed to win a silver and two bronze medals at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics on Tuesday. India were vying for as many as seven medals today but poor luck wherein archer Rakesh Kumar lost by 2 points and Mariyappan Thangavelu was pipped to the post by USA's Sam Grewe, India finished with three only. But the haul was enough for India to touch double digits as India now has two gold, five silver and three bronze medals  Catch the highlights and results here:


5:11 PM IST: Mariyappan Thangavelu has been pipped to the post by USA's Sam Grewe. USA's jumper clears 1.88m in last attempt. Mariyappan missed the final attempt and settled for silver


5:10 PM IST: Mariyappan Thangavelu and USA's Sam Grewe have failed to clear 1.88m. Last attempt for both the athletes. Mariyappan misses the final attempt, over to Grewe for final attempt.


5:02 PM IST: Mariyappan Thangavelu fights for gold against USA's Sam Grewe. Sharad wins bronze


5:00 PM IST: Mariyappan Thangavelu has cleared 1.86m and looks like gold is coming India's way.  USA's Sam Grewe also clears 1.86m. All eyes on Sharad's final attempt


4:54 PM IST: Mariyappan Thangavelu has failed in his attempt to leap 1.83m but India has two medals assured. These last leaps will decide the colour of the medals. Sharad  Kumar also fails to leap 1.86m.


4:48 PM IST:  Sharad Kumar and Mariyappan Thangavelu have now completed their 1.83m jumps and are placed first and second respectively. 


4:40 PM IST:  Sharad Kumar and Mariyappan Thangavelu have completed their 1.80m jumps and are placed first and third, respectively.  Indian jumpers are split by Lukasz Mamczarz of Poland  second position. India's third jumper Varun Singh Bhati has failed to clear 1.80m and his best remains 1.77m


4:18 PM IST: Season-best leaps from Mariyappan Thangavelu and Varun Singh Bhati to cross 1.73m and 1.69m respectively. Sharad Kumar in joint-lead with 1.73m leap after the end of first attempts.


3:58 PM IST: Men's high jump, T42 final starts. Mariyappan Thangavelu is third in the start list, while Sharad Kumar and Varun Singh Bhati are fifth and sixth in the 8-man final.


12:20 PM IST:  The event featuring India is: Men' High Jump T63 Final - Mariyappan Thangavelu, Sharad Kumar and Varun Singh Bhati in action from 3:55 PM onwards


11:42 AM IST: Men’s 10m Air Pistol SH1 qualification round: Singhraj Adhana qualified for the final in 6th position but bounced back to finish third behind two Chinese shooters. Manish Narwal, India's medal hope from this event, finished 7th. China's Chao Yang with 237.9 points, and China'sXing Huang with 237.5 points finished 1-2. Singhraj Adhana with 216.8 came third.


10:35 AM IST: Women's Shot Put F34 Final: Bhagyashri Jadhav finished 7th.  Zou Lijuan won the medal with a world record throw of 9.19m.  Lucyna Kornobys of Poland was second with a throw of 8.60m.  Saida Amoudi of Morocco came third with a throw of 8.21m


10:15 AM IST: Men’s 10m Air Pistol SH1 qualification round: Manish Narwal and Singhraj Adhana will be back in action in medal round at around 11:00AM IST


9:40 AM IST: Men’s 10m Air Pistol SH1 qualification round: Manish Narwal has topped the qualification with a score of 575, while Singhraj Adana has qualified at 6th place. Third Indian in fray Deepender Singh finishes 11th with a score of 522


9:25 AM IST: Men’s 10m Air Pistol SH1 qualification round: Manish Narwal, Singhraj Adana make strong starts and look favourite to qualify for the final. Deepender Singh is placed 11th


9:10 AM IST: Men’s 10m Air Pistol SH1 qualification round: All eyes on shooters Manish Narwal, Singhraj Adana and Deepender Singh


9:00 AM IST: Men's Individual Compound Open quarterfinals: Rakesh Kumar lost 143-145 to Al Xinliang of China in a close match.


8:56 AM IST: Shooting 10m Air Pistol SH1 Final: Rubina Francis finished seventh and us out of medal reckoning. After a good start two shots of 6.6 and 7.9 cost the shooter dear.


8:38 AM IST: Shooting 10m Air Pistol SH1 Final: Rubina Francis is placed sixth after two series with a score of 92.6;


8:22 AM IST: Women's Table Tennis Doubes Classes 4-5 Quarter-Final:
China's Ying Zhou and Bian Zhang defeat Bhavinaben Patel and Sonalben Patel 3-0 (11-2, 11-4, 11-2)


8:14 AM IST: Women's Shot Put F34 Final: Bhagyashri Jadhav has slipped to 4th position. Lucyna Kornobys of Poland is currently leading with at throw of 8.26m


7:43 AM IST: Men's Individual Compound Open 1/8 elimination: Rakesh Kumar defeated Marian Marecak 140-137 in a thrilling match. Marian led the first two rounds before Kumar made a comeback. He will next face Ai Xinliang of China in quarterfinals


7:36 AM IST: Women's Shot Put F34 Final: Bhagyashri Jadhav is placed third in the best throw of 7m.  Marie Braemer-Skowronek of Germany leads the field with a throw of 7.73m


7:21 AM IST:  Athletics: Women's 100m T13 Heats: Simran Sharma finishes fifth in heat 2 with a season best timing of 12.69 but fails to make it to final.


7:05 AM IST: Shooting 10m Air Pistol: Rubina Francis is placed seventh with a score of 541 and thus qualifies for the final


Here's the complete schedule (all times IST)

(6.00 AM) Shooting: Women's 10m Air Pistol SH1 Qualification - Rubina Francis
(6.56 AM) Athletics: Women's Shot Put F34 Final: Bhagyashri Jadhav
(7:08 AM) Athletics: Women's 100m T13 - Round 1, Heat 1 - Simran Sharma
(7:12 AM) Archery: Men's Individual Compound Open 1/8 Elimination - Rakesh Kumar
(8:00 AM) Table Tennis: Women's Doubles - Class 4-5 Classification - Bhavinaben Patel and Sonam Patel
(8:30 AM) Shooting: P2 Women's 10m Air Pistol SH1 Final
(8:30 AM) Shooting: P1 Men's 10m Air Pistol SH1 Qualification - Manish Narwal, Singhraj Adana and Deepender Singh
(8:34 AM) Archery: Men's Individual Compound Open Quarterfinals
(9:25 AM) Archery: Men's Individual Compound Open Semifinals
(9:48 AM) Archery: Men's Individual Compound Open Bronze Medal match
(10:05 AM) Archery: Men's Individual Compound Open Gold Medal match
(11:00 AM) Shooting: P1 Men's 10m Air Pistol SH1 Final


(3:55 PM) Athletics: Men' High Jump T63 Final - Mariyappan Thangavelu, Sharad Kumar and Varun Singh Bhati
(4:40 PM) Athletics: Women's 100m T13 final

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