Tokyo Paralympic 2020: Another gold for India in Tokyo, Manish Narwal waved the flag in shooting


New Delhi: India continues to perform well in the Tokyo Paralympic Games 2020. Manish Narwal of India has won the gold medal in the mixed 50m SH1 category of shooting. This is India’s total 15th and third gold medal this year. The special thing is that the silver medal of this category also remained in India’s name. India’s Singhraj also targeted silver in the same category.

India’s two medals in the same category

India’s Manish Narwal and Singhraj won gold and silver in the mixed 50m SH1 category of shooting. Manish Narwal grabbed the gold with a score of 218.2, while Singhraj managed to win the silver with a score of 216.7. India’s medal tally in Tokyo has now gone up to 15. Both these shooters are residents of Faridabad city of Haryana. Manish had finished seventh in the qualification round. While Singhraj was at number four.

India’s third gold

With Manish winning the gold, the number of gold medals for India in the Tokyo Games has now gone up to 3. Before Manish, Avani Lakhera (Women’s 10m Air Rifle SH1) and Sumit Antil (Men’s Javelin Throw F64) gave India a gold medal. This is India’s best performance so far in Paralympic Games. So far, India has got a total of 3 Gold, 7 Silver and 5 Bronze medals.

Prime Minister also congratulated

Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi has also congratulated both these players. PM Modi congratulated these players in two separate tweets.


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