In Photos: India bags 19 medals in Tokyo Paralympics, here's the complete list of medal winners

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Sunday, September 05, 2021, 05:51 PM IST
Tokyo Paralympic Gold medal winner Krishna Nagar | Twitter/@sukant9993

The Indian Paralympic contingent have performed exceptionally well this year, bringing home 19 medals.

The final day of action at the Tokyo Paralympics saw Suhas L Yathiraj bagging silver in the Badminton Men's Singles SL4 category, while shuttler Krishna Nagar beat Hong Kong's Kai Man Chu to secure gold in the Badminton Men's Singles SH6 event.

The efforts put in by the athletes placed India among the top 25 countries in terms of medal wins where India finished 24th.

Take a look at the Indian Para-athletes and the medals they've won so far in the tournament.

Suhas Lalinakere Yathiraj

Badminton player Suhas Lalinakere Yathiraj ended his campaign with a historic silver after going down fighting against top seed Lucas Mazur of France in the men's singles SL4 class final at the Tokyo Paralympics on Sunday.

Badminton player Suhas Lalinakere Yathiraj wins silver | Twitter/ @IASassociation

Krishna Nagar

Shuttler Krishna Nagar on Sunday beat Hong Kong's Kai Man Chu to win Gold in the Badminton Men's Singles SH6 event at the Tokyo Paralympics 2020.

Badminton player Krishna Nagar wins Gold| Twitter/@Krishnanagar99

Pramod Bhagat

Pramod Bhagat became the first badminton player from India to win a gold medal at the Olympics or Paralympic Games, beating Great Britain's Daniel Bathell 2-0 in the Men's Singles SL3 final at the Tokyo Paralympic Games on Saturday.

Badminton player Pramod Bhagat wins gold| Twitter/@PramodBhagat83

Manoj Sarkar

Indian shuttler Manoj Sarkar won a bronze medal after defeating Japan's Daisuke Fujihara in the men's singles SL3 event here at the Yoyogi National Stadium Court 3 in the ongoing Tokyo Paralympics on Saturday.

Sarkar defeated Fujihara 22-20, 21-13 in the bronze medal match. The entire match lasted for 47 minutes.

Badminton player Manoj Sarkar wins bronze| Twitter/@manojsarkar07

Bhavinaben Patel

Bhavinaben Patel created history on by winning India's first Paralympics medal in Table Tennis.

Bhavinaben won the silver medal after losing to China's Zhou Ying in the final of the women's singles class 4 event at the Tokyo Paralympics in Japan.

Table Tennis player Bhavinaben Patel wins silver| @Twitter/INDIASPORTS

Avani Lekhara

Avani Lekhara won a gold medal in 10m air rifle standing and a bronze medal in 50m air rifle standing. She became the second Indian to win multiple medals at the same Paralympic games after Joginder Singh Sodhi, who bagged three medals at the 1984 Games.

Rifle shooter Avani Lekhara wins gold and bronze| PTI

Nishad Kumar

India's Nishad Kumar clinched a silver medal in the men's high jump T47 event in the Paralympics with an Asian record effort. The 21-year-old Kumar cleared 2.06m to win the silver and set an Asian record. American Dallas Wise was also awarded a silver as he and Kumar cleared the same height of 2.06m.

High Jump athlete Nishad Kumar wins silver| Twitter/PCI

Yogesh Kathuniya

Discus thrower Yogesh Kathuniya clinched a silver medal in the men's F56 event in the Paralympics. The 24-year-old, a B.Com graduate from New Delhi''s Kirorimal College, sent the disc to a best distance of 44.38m in his sixth and last attempt to clinch the silver.

Discus thrower Yogesh Kathuniya wins silver| PTI

Devendra Jhajharia

The 40-year-old javellin thrower, Devendra Jhajharia , already India's greatest Paralympian after winning gold medals in the 2004 and 2016 Games, pulled off a new personal best throw of 64.35m for the silver in F46 classification.

Javellin thrower Devendra Jhajharia wins silver| AFP

Sundar Singh Gurjar

Sundar Singh Gurjar secured a bronze medal, in the men’s F46 javelin throw event at Tokyo Paralympics 2020, finishing after Devendra Jhajharia.

Javellin thrower Sundar Singh Gurjar wins bronze| PTI

Sumit Antil

Javellin thrower Sumit Antil smashed his own world record multiple times for the F64 class gold, with an astonishing throw of 68.55m in his fifth attempt, which was the best of the day by quite a distance and a new world record.

Javellin thrower Sumit Antil wins gold| PTI

Singhraj Adhana

Singhraj Adhana, who took up the sport just four years ago, won the Paralympics bronze medal in the P1 men's 10m air pistol SH1 event in Tokyo.

Pistol shooter Singhraj Adhana wins bronze| Twitter

Harvinder Singh

Harvinder Singh notched up India's first ever archery medal in the Paralympics, holding his nerves to down Kim Min Su of Korea in a thrilling shoot-off for the men's individual recurve bronze in the ongoing Games.

Archery bronze medal winner Harvinder Singh| Twitter

Praveen Kumar

Praveen Kumar won a silver medal in the men's high jump T64/T44 event of the Paralympics by setting a new Asian record of 2.07m.

High Jump athlete Praveen Kumar wins silver | PTI

Manish Narwal

Pistol Shooter Manish Narwal clinched India''s third gold in the ongoing Tokyo Games. The 19-year-old Narwal, who holds the world record in the category, shot a total of 218.2, a Paralympic record, to claim the yellow medal in his debut Games.

Pistol shooter Manish Narwal wins gold | Twitter/@JayShah

Sharad Kumar

Sharad Kumar won a bronze medal in the F42 category of men’s high jump in the Tokyo Paralympic Games. The 29-year-old Patna-born athlete jumped to 1.83m to win the bronze.

High Jump athlete Sharad Kumar wins bronze|Twitter/@sharad_kumar01

Mariyappan Thangavelu

Mariyappan Thangavelu won a silver in the men's high jump T42 event. Mariyappan cleared 1.86m while the American gold winner Sam Grewe succeeded in soaring above 1.88m in his third attempt. Sharad Kumar took the bronze with an effort of 1.83.

High Jump athlete Mariyappan Thangavelu wins silver |Twitter/@iamsanthanam

(With inputs from agencies)

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