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Tag: Javelin Throw

Tokyo Paralympics
Sumit Antil Secures Gold For India In Javelin Throw At Tokyo Paralympics 2020

India this year is making a big mark at the Tokyo Paralympics by clinching two gold medals in a single day. After Avani Lekhari’s historic performance, Sumit Antil won gold in Men’s Javelin F64 event with a world record throw of 68.55m.

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Tokyo Paralympics: Sumit Antil Wins Gold With World Record; Prez, PM Laud Achievement 
Tokyo Paralympics: Sumit Antil Wins Gold With World Record; Prez, PM Laud Achievement 

Antil's gold in the second of the day for India, making it the most successful day in the Paralympic Games. Avani Lekhara won the gold medal in women's 10mair rifle SH1 while Devendra Jhajharia and Yogesh Kathuniya won silver medals in the javelin (F46) and discus throw (T56) final. Sundar Singh Gurjar claimed a bronze medal in javelin throw F46, finishing behind Jhajharia.

Neeraj Chopra
Biopic Can Wait, Want To Focus On The Game For Now: Neeraj Chopra

The plan is to come to India, eat home-cooked food, celebrate with my people and then get the training started.

Indian Javelin Throwers Hopeful Of Tokyo Olympics Glory After Training In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Five member team of India’s elite Javelin throwers are currently practicing at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar as a part of their preparations for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics, scheduled to be held on 23 July 2021. While the preparations are in full swing at the stadium, star athlete, Shivpal Singh has asserted that looking […]

Sundar gives India first gold at World Para Athletics Championships

London: Javelin thrower Sundar Singh Gurjar opened India’s account at the World Para Athletics Championships by clinching the gold in the men’s javelin throw F46 category event here. Sundar recorded his personal best effort of 60.36 metres on the very first night of the tournament on Friday. Dinesh Priyantha Herath of Sri Lanka emerged second with […]