New Delhi: In Tokyo Paralympics, Devendra Jhajharia and Sundar Singh Garjur have put two more medals in India's account with a stellar performance in the F46 category. Devendra Jhajharia has won silver while Sundar Singh has won the bronze medal. With this, India has won a total of 7 medals at the Tokyo Paralympics. Sri Lanka's Mudiyanselage Herath has won a gold medal. He threw 67.79 meters.
Devendra threw 64.35 m and Sundar Singh 64.01 m. Devendra Jhajharia of Churu district of Rajasthan had earlier won a gold medal at the Rio Paralympics 2016. He holds the record for India winning a gold medal twice at the Paralympics. Monday has been a great day for India at the Tokyo Paralympics. Earlier, Avani Lakhera won a gold medal in shooting. The 19-year-old shooter finished first in the women's 10m air rifle class SH1. He scored 249.6. India's first gold medal in shooting in the history of the Paralympics.
Earlier, Yogesh Kathuniya gave India a silver medal in the discus throw. Women's table tennis player Bhavinaben Patel and high jump athlete Nishad Kumar won silver medals on Sunday, but Vinod Kumar's bronze medal in the F52 throw event was stopped due to protests over his classification.