Day 3 of the 4th Asian Para Games witnessed Sumit Antil and Pushpendra Singh dominating the men’s Javelin Throw-F64 final, clinching the top spots on the podium. According to ANI, Sumit’s third throw of the day, covering a distance of 73.29 meters, not only secured him the gold medal but also set new records, including the Asian Para Games, World record, and Asian record.
Meanwhile, Pushpendra Singh clinched the bronze medal in the same event. Arachchige Samitha from Sri Lanka achieved the silver medal with an impressive throw of 62.42 meters, while Pushpendra Singh secured the second position with a 62.06-meter throw, also earning a silver medal.
India’s performance has secured them the fifth position with a total of 36 medals: 10 gold, 12 silver, and 14 bronze.
On Day 1, the Indian contingent excelled with a remarkable haul of 17 medals, including 6 gold, 6 silver, and 5 bronze.
India has made a substantial presence at the fourth edition of the 4th Asian Para Games, sending 303 athletes, comprising 191 men and 112 women. This marks India’s largest-ever contingent to participate in this continental event.
In the 2018 Asian Para Games, India sent 190 athletes and achieved notable success by claiming 72 medals, including 15 gold medals, marking their best-ever performance at the quadrennial event up to that point.
India’s performance at the fourth edition of the Asian Para Games is worth celebrating. With a remarkable total of 36 medals, India currently holds the fifth position in the overall standings. This impressive medal tally includes 10 gold, 12 silver, and 14 bronze medals, reflecting the incredible achievements of Indian athletes on the international stage.
The Indian contingent made a striking impact right from the beginning, as Day 1 of the Asian Para Games witnessed a triumphant display. On that day alone, Indian athletes clinched an impressive 17 medals, highlighting their remarkable capabilities. Among these medals were 6 gold, 6 silver, and 5 bronze, demonstrating the diversity of talent and skill within the Indian team.
What’s even more noteworthy is the size of the Indian contingent at the Asian Para Games this year.
India has sent a substantial team of 303 athletes, comprised of 191 men and 112 women. This marks a historic moment for Indian sports as it represents the largest-ever contingent from the country to participate in a continental event of this scale. It showcases the depth of talent and the commitment of the Indian sporting community to excel on the international stage.
The 2018 Asian Para Games saw India’s athletes achieve unprecedented success by securing a total of 72 medals, including an impressive 15 gold medals. This accomplishment marked a significant milestone for Indian para-athletics, reflecting their best-ever performance at the quadrennial event up to that point.
As India’s athletes continue to shine at the fourth edition of the Asian Para Games, the nation watches with pride, eager to witness even more remarkable achievements and inspiring moments from its talented para-athletes. The dedication, hard work, and spirit of these athletes serve as a source of inspiration and pride for the entire nation.