Sumit Antil wins Para Athlete of the Year (Male) at Sportstar Aces 2022

Antil proved his dominance in the javelin throw of F64 category landing gold with a distance of 68.95m and a new world record to boot at the Tokyo Olympics.

Sumit Antil

Javelin thrower Sumit Antil being honoured with the Sportsman of the Year (Para Sports) award by Pravin Thipsay at the Sportstar Aces Awards in Mumbai on Saturday.   -  K.R. DEEPAK

Sumit Antil was on Saturday adjudged the Para Athlete of the Year (Male) at the Sportstar Aces Awards 2022 at the Taj Mahal Palace in Mumbai.

Neeraj, Ashwin, Avani headline Sportstar Aces Awards 2022  

Antil proved his dominance in the javelin throw of F64 category (Field athletes with moderately affected movement in one or both legs or the absence of limbs) landing gold with a distance of 68.95m and a new world record to boot at the Tokyo Olympics.

He also won this year’s Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna.

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