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Devendra Jhajharia Journey From A Small Village Boy To The Winner Of Gold At Paralympics

Devendra Jhajharia @Dontgiveupworld

Millions of Indians revelled in joy as Devendra Jhajharia became the first paralympian from India who won two gold medals at the Rio Paralympics, 2016. What is more surprising, he broke his own records and received the honour at the Rio Games. Devendra Jhajharia also won gold for India at the Athens Games in 2004 and topped the men’s F46 …

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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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