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Tokyo Paralympics: India Wins Gold

Tokyo Paralympics: India Wins Gold

Today in Tokyo Paralympics 2020, Manish Narwal of India has put another gold medal in India’s bag in the P4 Mixed 50m Air Pistol SH-1 event. This is India’s third gold medal at the Tokyo Paralympics. 19-year-old Manish Narwal has thanked his family, coach and all the countrymen for his victory. Let us tell you that in this event, Singhraj Adana of India has targeted the bronze medal.

Congratulating Manish Narwal and Singhraj on their stellar performance, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the Tokyo Paralympics are constantly bringing glory to the country.

After winning the gold medal, Manish Narwal said, “I thank my family, coach and all the people of the country for the gold medal, because of which I have won this medal today.” Let us tell you that Manish, a resident of Kathura village in Haryana, has a bad hand since birth. Manish has so far won 19 medals at the international level. Along with this, he has also been honored with the Arjuna Award in the year 2020.

In the first two shots, he could only score 17.8 points. After this Narwal made a great comeback. After five shots, Narwal managed to make it to the top three and after five shots his score was 45.4. After 12 shots, Manish remained at number five with a score of 104.3. After the 15th shot, Manish Narwal moved up to the third position with a score of 133.4. Manish Narwal won the gold for India in the last shot while Singhraj got the silver medal.

With two more medals in shooting, India’s medal tally in the Tokyo Paralympic Games has reached 15. This is India’s best performance in the history of Paralympic Games. On Saturday, two more medals have been confirmed for India in badminton.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi called Narwal and Adana and congratulated them. Both the players lauded the Prime Minister for his constant encouragement to the para-athletes and thanked them for their support.

PM Modi said, “Singhraj Adana did it again. He won another medal, this time in the mixed 50m pistol SH1 event. India is happy with his feat. Best wishes to him for the future.”

Home Minister Amit Shah today honored Tokyo Olympics silver medalist Mirabai Chanu. Amit Shah honored Chanu at the 51st Foundation Day celebrations of the Bureau of Police Research and Development.

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