Tokyo Paralympics : India win 19 medals, including five gold, eight silver and six bronze

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Tokyo Paralympics

At the Tokyo Paralympics, India finished 24th in the medal with 19 medals, including five gold, eight silver and six bronze.

Today On the day of the closing ceremony of the Tokyo Paralympics on 05, Indian shuttler Krishna Nagar has won a gold medal in the SH6 event in the men’s singles. He defeated Hong Kong’s Chu Mankai 21-17, 16-21, 21-17. Noida District Magistrate and para-badminton player Suhas L Yathiraj also bagged a silver medal. He also lost in the men’s singles to Lucas Mazur of France. Lucas won the match 15-21, 21-17, 21-15.

Pramod Bhagat and Palak Kohli did not win a bronze medal in the mixed doubles. He defeated the Indian pair of Desuke Fujihara and Akiko Sugino of Japan 21-23, 19-21. Also on the podium in third place. Meanwhile, the country’s President, Vice President and Prime Minister have congratulated Krishna Nagar and Suhas Yathiraj for winning gold and silver medals. On this occasion, President Ramnath Kovind said that strong and determined Krishna Nagar proved its capability by winning a gold medal in badminton. Also, “Suhas Yathiraj battled No. 1 in the world and won a silver medal in badminton.” Such was the reaction of the President.

Shooter Avni Lekhara will be India’s flag bearer at the closing ceremony of the Tokyo Paralympics today. Lekhara became the first Indian woman to win two medals in a single Paralympics. The 19-year-old has won gold in the 10m air rifle and bronze in the 50m rifle 3 positions. Indian Paralympic athletes have glorified the country with medals and prosperity at the Tokyo Games. India had sent 54 players to participate in nine sports including archery, athletics, badminton, swimming and weightlifting.

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