After Sandeep, Sumit won gold medal at the Tokyo Paralympics.
Sumit Antil made history at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo on Monday. He broke the world record three times and won gold at the Paralympic Games.
At the Men’s F64 Javelin Throw Final in Tokyo, Sumit was on the highest podium.
In 2016, India won four medals at the Paralympic Games. And India has already won seven medals at this year’s event.
Today, after Sumit’s gold victory, an avalanche of good wishes began pouring in from across the country.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also tweeted greetings. He wrote: “Our athletes are making the face of the country shine by winning medal after medal at the Paralympic Games.
Today, the entire country is proud of Sumit Antil’s record-breaking performance at the Paralympic Games.
Many regards to Sumit for winning the glorious gold medal for the country. Good luck in the future.”
Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee also saluted. She wrote on Twitter: “Congratulations to Sumit Antil for winning gold in the men’s F64 javelin throw final at the Tokyo Paralympic Games.
We sincerely respect her record performance. The whole country is proud of her success today.”
Furthermore, Union Sports Minister Anurag Tagore tweeted: “The world record has finally been broken!
The Indian flag won another gold medal first! Sumit Antil wishes her all the best for her first place at the Tokyo Paralympic Games.
A grand launch, an inspiring success! The Javelin Throw F64 has a distance of 68.55 meters in the final.”
Hours earlier, Devendra Jhajharia won his third Paralympic medal. In this time, he has won the silver medal.
On the other hand, Devendra Kathunia finished second in the discus throw.
Sundar Singh Gurjar won the bronze medal today. He was right after Devendra Jhajharia in the men’s javelin throw in the final event of F46.
So far, India has won seven medals at the Paralympic Games. There is gold in it. It came from the shooting.
At the beginning of the day, the Abani writers made history by winning gold.
She accomplished this feat in the SH1 final of the women’s 10-meter standing air rifle.
The 19-year-old is the first female fencer from India to win gold at the Paralympic Games.
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