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Indian Athletes Creates Record, finish World Champ with Record Tally

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World Para-Athletics Championship 2017 in London concluded on Sunday and with them, brought memories that would last a lifetime for fans and athletes.

For India, the event was one to remember as it culminated in its highest ever tally at a Para Athletics World Championships. The nation ended the Championships with a total tally of five medals. These include one gold, two silver and two bronze medals. In the 2015 World Championships, the nation had recorded a tally of two silvers, while in the one before it, it had a solitary gold.
It is indeed a proud moment for the Indian contingent, that performed admirably just last year at the 2016 Rio Paralympics, and from whom much was expected at the Championships this time around.





India won a silver and a bronze in the men’s T-42 category high jump event through Sharad Kumar and Varun Singh Bhati respectively.

Kumar cleared a personal best height of 1.84m to win the silver ahead of Bhati who had a best effort of 1.77m, last night.

The gold medal in the event was won by United States’ Sam Grewe, who cleared a height of 1.86m.

Bhati had won a bronze in the 2016 Rio Paralympics.

India collected five medals with a gold, two silver and two bronze medals to finish outside top-30 in the medal standings.




Another Rio Paralympics medallist Deepa Malik, however, finished sixth in women’s shot put F-53 category with a best effort of 4.20m.
On the final day today, Jayanti Behera finished sixth in women’s 400m T-47 with a time of 1 minute and 3.49 seconds.
In men’s discus throw F-46 final, Rohit Kumar missed out on a medal as he finished fourth with a best effort of 46.50m.

Sundar Gurjar had clinched the lone gold for India in men’s javelin throw F-46, while Amit Kumar Saroha and Karam Jyoti had won a silver and a bronze in men’s club throw F-51 and women’s discus throw F-55 respectively.

India were represented by 29 para-athletes, including five women.

The Indian para-athletes have fought adversity throughout their lives and deserve props for putting up the fight that they have at the world stage. India salutes its heroes who performed so well in London and brought home all these medals.

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