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[Watch] Rio Paralympics: India Wins Historic Gold And Bronze In High Jump

Mariyappan Thangavelu@Dontgiveupworld

Today is the day to rejoice for the Indian contingent at the Rio Paralympics 2016 as high jumper Mariyappan Thangavelu has clinched the gold medal while his compatriot Varun Singh Bhati bagged the bronze in men’s high jump T-42 event. While Thangavelu created history by bagging the first-ever gold for the country at paraParalympics high jump with a leap of 1.89 …

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Girisha bags silver for India in High Jump at the Paralympic Games

Girisha Hosanagara Nagarajegowda India High Jump

“It is a dream come true. I was in New Delhi to meet the President when Sushil Kumar won the silver medal and his performance motivated me.” Girisha Hosanagara Nagarajegowda gave India its first medal at the Paralympic Games after bagging silver in the men’s high jump F42 event in London. The Indian tri-colour went up for the first time …

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