Indian para-athletes Devendra Jhajharia and Sundar Singh on Monday won silver medal and bronze medal respectively in javelin throw class F45 at Tokyo Paralympics.
India’s Devendra Jhajharia wins silver, Sundar Singh wins bronze in javelin throw class F45 at Tokyo Paralympics pic.twitter.com/K5yrjuw8VG— ANI (@ANI) August 30, 2021
It is raining medals for India with more than five Indian para-athletes keeping the winning streak going.
After Neeraj Chopra who won a gold for India in recently concluded Tokyo Olympics, all eyes were on the 40-year-old athlete Devendra Jhajharia who is the only Indian to have won two individual gold medals at the Paralympics. Jhajharia had won in the F46 category of javelin throw at the 2004 Athens and 2016 Rio Paralympic Games, making world record throws both times.
PM Modi took to Twitter to congratulate the athletes.
Indian para athletes Bhavina Patel (silver), Nishad Kumar (silver) and Vinod Kumar (bronze) have also made India proud by winning medals in para table tennis, high jump and discus throw respectively.