On Monday, India won a medal in the Paralympic Games. Indian athletes made a name for themselves by winning one such medal after another. On Monday morning, the first shooter Avni won the gold medal. Yogesh Kathunia then won silver in the discus throw. After this brilliant start, India made a double bang in javelin throw.
At the 2004 Athens and 2016 Rio Paralympics, gold medalist Devendra Zazadiya won silver and Sundar Singh Gurjar won bronze. With these two medals, India has won four medals in one day. India’s total number of medals has reached seven.
In the medal table, India is ranked 34th with a total of seven medals including 1 gold, 4 silver and 2 bronze medals. On Sunday, India’s table tennis player Bhavinaben Patel won the silver medal, while in athletics, Nishad Kumar clinched the silver medal in the long jump T47 with an Asian record.
India had won another medal on Sunday. But that medal has been withheld. In the discus throw, India’s Vinod Kumar threw a 19.91 meter long throw and finished third with an Asian record. The medal has been withheld due to objections from some countries.