Devendra Jhajharia, Sundar Singh Gurjar win silver and bronze in javelin at Tokyo Paralympics

India's Devendra Jhajharia and Sundar Singh Gurjar won silver and bronze in javelin throw F46 event at the Tokyo Paralympics on Monday.

Devendra Jhajharia wins silver in the Javelin F46 final in Tokyo on Monday.   -  AP

India's Devendra Jhajharia and Sundar Singh Gurjar won silver and bronze in javelin throw F46 event at the Tokyo Paralympics on Monday. D. Priyantha of Sri Lanka won gold with a world record throw of 67.79.

Jhajharia sealed the podium finish with a new personal best of 64.35m. Two-time reigning world champion Gurjar won bronze with a throw of 64.01m.

Jhajharia became just the second Indian ever to win three medals at the Paralympics after Joginder Singh Bedi.

 

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India has won six medals at the Games so far. Yogesh Kathuniya won silver in the men's discus throw F56 event. Bhavinaben Patel and Nishad Kumar have won a silver each in women's singles table tennis class 4 and men's T47 high jump events respectively. Devendra Jhajharia won silver in the men's F46 javelin throw event with a personal best effort of 64.35m. Two-time reigning world champion Sundar Singh Gurjar won bronze with a throw of 64.01m.

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