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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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Meet Deepa Malik :The First Indian Woman Who Win A Medal At Paralympics

Deepa Malik @Dontgiveupworld

Indian athlete Deepa Malik created history on Monday by becoming the first ever woman from the country to win a medal at the Paralympics. She clinched a silver medal in the shot put F-53 event in Rio de janeiro. Her throw of 4.61m was the best in her six attempts. This is India’s third medal in the 2016 Rio Paralympics. …

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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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