Power-packed performance by both Indian and Canadian Paralympians

5th September 2021 – As the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics Games came to its end, para-athletes from both our favorite nations, Canada and India, have displayed a power-packed performance. Both the nations earned 5 gold and 6 bronze medals each.  Canada won 10 silver medals, finished at 23rd position in overall tally while India got 8 and reached 24th position.

Nate Riech – Gold Medalist (Source – Twitter)

This was India’s best performance at Paralympics Games ever. Notably, India also displayed its best so far in Olympics 2020 by winning 1 Gold, 2 Silver and 4 bronze medals and finished 48th in overall medal tally.

Here is the complete of winners from India.

Gold Medal Winners:

Avani Lekhara, Women’s 10m Air Rifle Shooting Standing

Sumit Antil, Men’s Javelin Throw

Manish Narwal, P4 Mixed 50m Pistol

Pramod Bhagat, Badminton Men’s Singles

Krishna Nagar, Badminton Men’s Singles

Silver Medal Winners:

Bhavinaben Patel, Women’s Singles Table Tennis

Nishad Kumar, Men’s High Jump

Devendra Jhajharia, Men’s Javelin Throw

Yogesh Kathuniya, Men’s Discus Throw

Singhraj Adhana, P4 Mixed 50m Pistol

Mariyappan Thangavelu, Men’s High Jump

Praveen Kumar, Men’s High Jump

Suhas L. Yathiraj, Badminton Men’s Singles

Bronze Medal Winners:

Sundar Singh Gurjar, Men’s Javelin Throw

Singhraj Adhana, Men’s 10m Air Pistol Shooting

Sharad Kumar, Men’s High Jump

Avani Lekhara, Women’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions Shooting

Harvinder Singh, Men’s Individual Recurve Archery

Manoj Sarkar, Badminton Men’s Singles

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