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Asian Para Games | Neeraj Yadav Bags Gold In Men’s Javelin Throw F55, Sets New Para Games Record

 

Asian Para Games | Neeraj Yadav Bags Gold In Men’s Javelin Throw F55, Sets New Para Games Record

Last Updated on : 28 Oct,2023 | Source : Universal News Timeline


Hangzhou: India claimed a double podium finish in the Men’s Javelin Throw F55 at the ongoing Asian Para Games.
Neeraj Yadav claimed a gold medal with a massive throw of 33.69m, setting a new Para Games Record. This is his second medal in this edition of the Asian Para Games. Tek Chand took home a bronze medal with an impressive throw of 30.36m.
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Earlier, Neeraj won a gold medal in men’s discus throw-F54/55/56 podium in Hangzhou, with a Personal Best throw of 38.56m (1014 points as per the Raza scaling system to secure).
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The flurry of medals continued for India on the last day of the Games as Pooja secured a brilliant bronze in the Women’s 1500m T-20 with her amazing athletic skill and a finish time of 5:38.81.
Earlier in the day, Indian rowers Anita and Narayana Konganapalle bagged a silver medal in PR3 Mixed Doubles Sculls.
The mixed doubles pair claimed a podium finish with the timing of 8:50.71.
Meanwhile, Dilip Mahadu Gavit secured a gold medal in men’s T47 400m helping India reach the prestigious 100 medals mark at the Asian Para Games. He claimed the gold with a run time of 49.48 secs.



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