World Para Athletics GP: India win 5 medals together with two golds on Day 2


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Para-athlete Simran bought nearer to her Paralympic dream as she clinched the gold medal in girls’s 100m T13 ultimate, clocking 12.74 seconds.

Indian para-athletes continued their good present on the 12th Fazza Worldwide World Para Athletics Grand Prix profitable 5 medals, together with two golds, on the second day of the competitions.

Para-athlete Simran bought nearer to her Paralympic dream as she clinched the gold medal in girls’s 100m T13 ultimate, clocking 12.74 seconds. This was her second worldwide medal after the China Grand Prix in 2019.

“It feels superb to lastly compete internationally. Virtually after two years, I used to be competing in an occasion. Although I had felt some ache in my hamstring; this can be a recurring harm,” mentioned the visually impaired athlete from Delhi.

“My dream is to interrupt the world file on the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Video games. I’m concentrating on 11.40secs. I’ll work more durable to higher my timing now,” she added.

In the meantime, 36-year-old Neeraj Yadav hurled the discus to a distance of 35.49m to take the gold in males’s discus throw F55.

In males’s lengthy bounce ultimate T44, Praveen Kumar (5.95m) and Pardeep (5.73m) claimed the second and third positions with jumps of 5.95m and 5.73m, respectively and ending Kantinan Khumphong (5.50m in T63). It was a mixed T44/63 occasion.

Amongst others, Bhagyashri Mahavir Jadhav claimed the bronze medal in girls’s Javelin F34 with a throw of 11.36m.

On the opening day, Devender Kumar and Nimisha Suresh Chakkungalparambil had received the gold medals of their respective occasions.



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