Tokyo: Vinod Kumar of India has given India the third medal in the Tokyo Paralympic Games. Vinod has won the bronze medal in the F52 category of discus throw. Not only this, he has also registered an Asian record in his name in this competition. This is India’s third consecutive medal on this day.
Vinod Kumar created history
Vinod Kumar, creating history at the Tokyo Paralympic Games, won a bronze medal in discus throw. Vinod confirmed this medal by covering a distance of 19.91 with his wheel. In his 6 tries, Vinod threw the first throw of 17.46 meters. After this, he threw 18.32m, 17.80m, 19.20m, 19.91m and 19.81m. He set the record with his fifth throw.
Bhavina opened account
In the final of Table Tennis Women’s Singles Class 4 of Tokyo Paralympics 2020, Bhavina Patel was defeated by Zhou Ying of China 7-11, 5- 11, 6-11, so he got a silver medal. This is India’s first medal at the Tokyo Paralympic Games. Bhavina gave a good fight to Zhou Ying in the first game but the two-time gold medal winner of China did not give any chance to the Indian player once she got the momentum and registered an easy win in straight games.
Nishad also won silver
India’s Nishad Kumar won silver in men’s high jump after Bhavina opened her account. Nishad Kumar won a silver medal with an Asian record in the men’s high jump T46 event of the Tokyo Paralympics here on Sunday. Kumar set an Asian record with a jump of 2.06 meters and finished second. America’s Dallas Wise was also awarded the silver medal as both he and Kumar jumped the same 2.06m.