Asian Para Games Day 4
The historic 73rd medal in the ongoing Games in Hangzhoucame from Nithya Sre, who clinched a remarkable bronze medal in the Women’s Singles SH6 event.This achievement marks a historic moment for the Indian contingent, surpassing its previous best performance.
Notably, Indian shooter Sidhartha Babu played a pivotal role in this feat, securing a gold medal with a scintillating performance. Sidhartha achieved gold in the R6 Mixed 50m Rifles Prone SH-1 event, setting a new Asian Para Games Record with an impressive score of 247.7. This achievement also earned India a quota for the Paris 2024 Paralympics. Avani Lekhara participated in the same event and secured an 8th place finish in the finals.
In Women’s Shot Put-F34, Bhagyashri Madhavrao Jhadav claimed the silver medal with a remarkable throw of 7.54 metres, showcasing her incredible sporting prowess. In the Archery Men’s Doubles – W1 Open event, Archer Adil Mohamed Nazir Ansari and Naveen Dalal clinched a bronze medal with a remarkable score of 125-120.
The flurry of medals continued on Day 4, with Sukant Kadam securing a bronze in Men’s Badminton Singles SL-4 with an outstanding performance.
India also shined in athletics on Day 4, securing a double podium finish in Men’s Shot Put-F46. Sachin Khilari struck gold and set a Games Record with an impressive throw of 16.03 metres, while Rohit Hooda achieved a bronze medal with a personal best throw of 14.56 metres.
In the Men’s 100m T-37 event, Shreyansh Trivedi secured an impressive bronze with a remarkable time of 12.24 seconds.
Para Athlete Narayan Thakur captured the bronze in the Men’s 100m T-35 with a time of 14.37 seconds, marking his second medal at the Asian Para Games.
(With inputs from ANI)