India’s Mariyappan Thangavelu bagged the silver medal whilst Sharad Kumar got back the bronze in men’s high soar (T63) on the Tokyo Paralympics on Tuesday. Thangavelu cleared the 1.86m imprint to win the silver decoration, even as Sharad Kumar cleared 1.83m. Thangavelu and Sharad Kumar took India’s ornament be counted on the Tokyo Paralympics to ten.
I would possibly have received gold and guaranteed the world report (1.96m). I came here with that factor. Yet, the downpour played spoilsport. It changed into a sprinkle in the beginning but after the 1.80m imprint, it became heavy,” Mariyappan said after his occasion.
Mariyappan Thangavelu ought to be happy with a silver decoration as American Sam Grewe out bounced him in the Men’s High Leap T63 on the Olympic Arena here. Mariyappan had won the gold decoration in Rio Paralympics in 2016, cleared 1.86m, and changed into solid for a gold award every time Grewe took a danger at 1.88 and cleared it.
In enthusiasm for his silver ornament accomplishment within the Tokyo Paralympics, an sum of Rs 2 crore is being given to Mariyappan Thangavelu, in acknowledgment of his victorious a silver award in high soar in Tokyo Paralympics, as Tamil Nadu Lead representative Banwarilal Purohit and Boss Priest M K Stalin complimented the Indian organization for accomplishment at the continuous event.
Prime minister Narendra Modi moreover tweeted on his Twitter handle
“Soaring an increasing number of multiplied!
Mariyappan Thangavelu is inseparable from consistency and greatness. Congrats to him for prevailing the Silver Decoration. India is pleased with his accomplishment. @189thangavelu #Paralympics #Praise4Para”
Reigning champ Mariyappan Thangavelu and Sharad Kumar won a silver and bronze one after the other in the men’s high leap T42 event at the Paralympics. Shooter Singhraj Adana, who took to the sport most effective 4 years previous received the Paralympics bronze ornament inside the P1 men’s 10m air gun SH1 occasion.