India wins gold in javelin throw at Paralympics

Sports 2021-08-30

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  • India wins gold in the javelin throw at Paralympics In the F64 category, Sumit Ant broke the world record gold.

  • Sumit broke the world record three times in the final.

  • Sumit won the medal with a throw of 68.55 meters.

India wins gold in the javelin throw at Paralympics In the F64 category, Sumit Ant broke the world record gold. Sumit broke the world record three times in the final. Sumit won the medal with a throw of 68.55 meters.

Sumit set a new world record by throwing 66.95 meters in the first attempt. In the second attempt, he crossed the 68.08-meter mark again. Sumit then set a new world record of 68.55 meters in the fifth attempt, breaking the record he had set minutes earlier. And gold.

Sandeep Chaudhary, another Indian who competed with Sumathi, finished fourth. Sandeep Chaudhary's best was 62.20 meters.

Australia's Michael Burian won silver and Sri Lanka's Dulan Kotituvakku won bronze. Both shot 66.29 meters and 65.61 meters respectively.

Shooter Avani Lekhra had earlier made history as the first Indian woman to win gold in the Paralympics. India has won seven medals so far in the Paralympics. This is India's best-ever medal haul in the Paralympics.

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