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New Delhi [India], September 25 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi stated on Friday that many establishments in India are working to extend the health ranges and participation of ‘Divyangs’ in sports activities and the nation is successful laurels in para-sports.
Addressing the nation on the 92nd episode of his month-to-month Radio programme ‘Mann ki Baat’, PM Modi stated, “India is successful laurels in para-sports. We now have all been witness to this in lots of tournaments. There are lots of institutes which are engaged on serving to Divangs enhance their health ranges & take part in sports activities. Immediately there are numerous people who find themselves engaged in selling the health tradition among the many specially-abled on the grassroots degree. This imparts quite a lot of power to the self-confidence of the specially-abled.”
India has gained many accomplishments and set new data in para-sports as of late.
Earlier in September, Indian javelin thrower and Paralympics gold medalist Devendra Jhajharia clinched a silver medal for the nation within the World Para Athletics Grand Prix held in Morocco, which was held from September 15 to 17.
Devendra threw the javelin to a distance of 60.97 m to seize the silver. Additionally, India’s Ajit Kumar gained the gold by attaining the very best throw of 64 m.
Indian Paralympics medalists Sumit Antil and Yogesh Kathuniya established new world data in javelin throw and discus throw respectively on the recently-concluded Indian Open Nationwide Para Athletics Championships 2022 in Bengaluru, which was held from August 18 to 19.
Sumit threw the javelin to the gap of 68.62 m to ascertain a brand new world report in male javelin throw in para-athletics. Alternatively, Yogesh set a brand new discus throw world report within the male class in para-athletics. He threw the discus to a distance of 48.34 m to set this new report.
Pramod Bhagat and Sukant Kadam gained gold in males’s doubles on the Thailand Para-Badminton Worldwide event again in August. In addition they gained silver within the singles occasion in numerous classes.
Indian para-table tennis workforce additionally achieved nice success on the Commonwealth Video games 2022 in Birmingham.
Indian para desk tennis workforce gained two medals – a gold and a bronze. Bhavina Patel gained the gold medal after defeating Ifechukwude Christiana Ikpeoyi of Nigeria within the ladies’s singles – Courses 3-5 finals. Alternatively, Sonalben Patel introduced house a bronze medal as effectively.
Para-powerlifter Sudhir additionally clinched the gold medal within the Males’s Heavyweight ultimate on the Commonwealth Video games 2022 with the very best weight of 212 kg.
India additionally gained 19 medals at Tokyo Paralympics held final 12 months. It contains 5 gold medals, eight silver and 6 bronze medals. (ANI)