After Neeraj Chopra’s glory in Olympic Games, the Javelin throw juggernaut continued in Paralympics as well. India’s Devendra Jhajaria and Sundar Singh Gurjar secured silver and bronze medal positions respectively.
What a morning this has been for India! First a gold medal in shooting, then a silver in Discus Throw and now two medals in Javelin throw for India. India’s medals tally has gone up to seven medals. India has won 4 medals this morning which is more than their entire record at the Rio Paralympic Games in 2016.
We can see the two Indian medalists celebrating with Dinesh Priyan of Sri Lanka who won the gold medal. Thus, it was an all Asian final with Sri Lanka taking gold and india winning silver and bronze.
????Devendra Jhajharia grabs #Silver and Sundar Singh Gurjar claims #Bronze as India dominate the podium in the Men’s Javelin Throw F46 Final taking India’s tally to 7 pic.twitter.com/7psG5e7p82
— Doordarshan Sports (@ddsportschannel) August 30, 2021
Jhajaria bagged the silver with his personal best throw of 64.35m while Sundar Singh Gujjar did it with a 64.01m long throw. Both of them were surpassed by the Sri Lankan with a 67.79m throw.
India Won 7 Medals in the Last 24 Hours in this #Tokyo2020 #Paralympics :-
•Avani Lekhara – #Gold
•Yogesh Kathuniya – #Silver
•Devendra Jhajharia – #Silver
•Bhavina Patel – #Silver
•Nishad Kumar – #Silver
•Vinod Kumar – #Bronze
•Sundar Singh Gurjar – #Bronze
— CricketMAN2 (@man4_cricket) August 30, 2021
India has won seven medals in the last 24 hours! Quite a day for Indian athletes.
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