Two world record gold medals, two big throw silver medals and a bronze medal formed India’s magical trek, a single day high in Tokyo 2020, where the country achieved its best-ever medal performance at the Paralympic Games on a sensational day.
India won five medals on Monday to bring their total at the Tokyo 2020 to seven – two gold, four silver and one bronze and jumped to the 26th position in the medal table.
Monday’s five medals brought India’s total medals from the Paralympic Games to 19.
Shooter Avani Lekhara and javelin thrower Sumit Antil won the two gold medals. Devendra Jhajharia and Yogesh Kathuria claimed the silver medals in Javelin F46 and discus F56, while Sudar Singh Gurjar took bronze in India’s F46 men’s javelin on Monday.
Indians at the Paralympic Games on August 31, 2021:
06:00: P2 10m Women’s Air Pistol SH1 Qualification — Rubina Francis
8:30am: P2 Women’s 10m Air Pistol, SH1 Final — Rubina if qualified
8:30am: P1 Men’s 10m Air Pistol, SH1 Qualifier – Manish Narwal, Singhraj, Deepender Singh
11:00 AM: P1 Men’s 10m Air Pistol Final, SH1 — if qualified
6:65 AM: Women’s Shot Put F34 – Final — Bhagyashri Jadhav
7:08am: Women’s 100m – T12 – Round 1 Heat 2 — Simran Sharma
3:55 PM: Men’s T 63 High Jump Final – Mariyappan Thangavelu, Sharad Kumar and Varun Singh Bhati
4:46 PM: Women’s 100m T13 Final – Simran if she qualifies
7:12am: Individual Compound Men’s 1/8 Elimination – Rakesh Kumar v Marian Marecak (SVK)
8:34 AM: Men’s 10m Individual Compound Open — Rakeshkumar Quarter Final if qualified
8:00am: Women’s Doubles – Classes 4-5 Quarter Finals — Bhavina Patel & Sonal Patel.
Where to watch?
Fans in India will be able to watch live action on Eurosport/Eurosport HD channels from day seven of the Tokyo Paralympic Games. National broadcaster Doordarshan will also broadcast events featuring Indian athletes.
Live streaming details
Sports enthusiasts who want to stream the events live on the internet should use the Eurosport app in the country.
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