It was a record-breaking day for India on the 2022 Asian Para Video games in Hangzhou, China on Wednesday as reigning Paralympics champion Sumit Antil broke the world file to win gold within the males’s javelin throw F64 occasion.
With a distance of 73.29m, the 25-year-old broke his personal earlier world file of 70.83m which he had thrown whereas profitable gold on the World Para Athletics Championships in Paris earlier this 12 months.
One other Indian, Pushpendra Singh received the bronze medal with a throw of 62.06m. Samitha Arachchige Kodithuwakku of Sri Lanka took the silver with a throw of 64.09m.
Antil had received gold within the males’s javelin F64 occasion on the Tokyo Paralympic Video games with a then world file throw of 68.55m.
Within the males’s javelin F46 occasion, it was an all-Indian podium with Sundar Singh Gurjar, Rinku Hooda and Ajeet Singh profitable gold, silver and bronze respectively.
Moreover, Gurjar additionally broke the world file, throwing a distance of 68.60m in his sixth and remaining try. The file was earlier held by Sri Lanka’s Herath Mudiyanselage Dinesh P H with an effort of 67.79m.
Hooda’s silver-medal profitable effort was 67.08m, additionally in his remaining try whereas Ajeet completed third with a greatest throw of 63.52m in his fourth try.
Different notable leads to athletics included gold medals for Nisha Suresh in ladies’s lengthy bounce T47 and Haney in males’s javelin throw F37/38. India additionally swept the lads’s and girls’s 1500m T11 courtesy Ankur Dhama and Rakshita Raju respectively, with Killaka Lalitha profitable silver within the ladies’s occasion.
In compound archery, each the lads’s and girls’s doubles groups secured silver medals. The lads’s pairing of Rakesh Kumar and Suraj Singh beat Chinese language Taipei 154-152 earlier than shedding 150-155 to China within the gold medal match. The ladies’s duo of Sheetal Devi and Sarita have been capable of overcome South Korea within the semi-final with a scoreline of 154-146, but additionally went right down to China within the gold medal match, shedding 152-150.
The lads’s recurve doubles group of Harvinder Singh and Sahil entered the bronze medal match and received 6-0 towards Thailand to safe bronze. Earlier, that they had misplaced 2-6 to eventual silver medal winners China within the semi-final.
Medals have been additionally received in badminton the place all of the shuttlers in competition for a finals spot misplaced their semi-finals of their respective occasions. Within the ladies’s singles occasions, Manasi Joshi (SL3 class), Mandeep Kaur (SL3 class) and Vaishnavi Puneyani (SL4 class) all received bronze medals.
Pramod Bhagat and Manisha Ramadass have been certainly one of three combined doubles pairs who received bronze medals, with the duo profitable their medal within the SL3-SU5 class. The opposite bronze medallist within the class have been additionally Indians – Nitesh Kumar and Murugesan Tulasimathi.
Nithya Sre, who additionally received a bronze medal in combined doubles with Sivarajan within the combined doubles SH6 occasion, is assured of a bronze medal in ladies’s singles SH6 after beating Thailand’s Chai Saeyang.
Bhagat is assured of a second medal after profitable his males’s doubles SL3-SL4 quarter-finals with companion Sukant Indukant Kadam towards Thailand. He additionally received his males’s singles SL3 quarter-final match 2-1 towards China’s Xiong Lichuan.
Within the males’s doubles SU5 class, Chirag Baretha and xx are additionally assured of a medal after clinching their quarter-final 2-1 towards Vietnam. Nitesh and Tarun within the males’s doubles SL3-SL4 class received their quarter-final encounter 2-1 towards Indonesia.
Krishna Nagar (SH6 class), Nitesh (SL3 class), Kadam (SL4 class) and Suhas Yathiraj (SL4 class) additionally received their respective males’s singles quarter-final matches and might be assured of medals.
Indian medallists on October 25
Sumit Antil – Males’s Javelin Throw F64 – Gold with WR
Sundar Singh Gurjar – Males’s Javelin Throw F46 – Gold with WR
Nisha Suresh – Ladies’s Lengthy Bounce T47 – Gold
Haney – Males’s Javelin Throw F37/38 – Gold
Ankur Dhama – Males’s 1500m T11 – Gold
Rakshita Raju – Ladies’s 1500m T11 – Gold
Killaka Lalitha – Ladies’s 1500m T11 – Silver
Rinku Hooda – Males’s Javelin Throw F64 – Silver
Shankarappa Makanahalli – Males’s 1500m T13 – Silver
Soman Rana – Males’s F57 Shotput – Silver
Pooja Yadav – Ladies’s Discus Throw F54/55 – Silver
Pushpendra Singh – Males’s Javelin Throw F64 – Bronze
Ajeet Singh – Males’s Javelin Throw F46 – Bronze
Shreyansh Trivedi – Males’s 200m T37 – Bronze
Narayan Thakur – Males’s 200m T35 – Bronze
Balwant Rawat – Males’s 1500m T13 – Bronze
Sema Hokato Otozhe – Males’s F57 Shotput – Bronze
Bhavina Patel – Ladies’ Singles Desk Tennis Class 4 – Bronze
Sandeep Dangi – Males’s Singles Desk Tennis Class 1 – Bronze
Manasi Joshi – Ladies’s Singles SL3 Badminton – Bronze
Mandeep Kaur – Ladies’s Singles SL3 Badminton – Bronze
Vaishnavi Puneyani – Ladies’s Singles SL4 Badminton – Bronze
Nithya Sre/Sivarajan – Combined Doubles Badminton SH6 – Bronze
Pramod Bhagat/Manisha Ramadass – Combined Doubles Badminton SL3-SU5 – Bronze
Nitesh Kumar/Murugesan Tulasimathi – Combined Doubles Badminton SL3-SU5 – Bronze
Sheetal Devi and Sarita – Ladies’s Doubles Compound Archery – Silver
Rakesh Kumar and Suraj Singh – Males’s Doubles Compound Archery – Silver
Harvinder Singh and Sahil – Males’s Doubles Recurve Archery – Bronze
Zainab Khatoon – Ladies’s 61kg – Silver
Rajkumari – Ladies’s 61kg – Bronze
India are at the moment positioned sixth within the medal tally with a complete of 64 medals – fifteen gold, 20 silver and 29 bronze medals – behind hosts China, Iran, Japan, Thailand and Uzbekistan.