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Asian Para Games, Day 5: India Inches Closer to the 100-Medal Mark!
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Asian Para Games, Day 5: India Inches Closer to the 100-Medal Mark!

Sheetal Devi Archery On Friday, India brought its total medal tally at the Hangzhou Asian Para Games to within one short of the century mark. After finishing with 107 medals in the Asian Games, India is once again eyeing the possibility of reaching a century in China. This campaign is already India's most successful ever. India concluded the day in sixth place in the overall medal tally with a total of 99 medals, consisting of 25 gold, 29 silver, and 45 bronze medals. Sheetal Devi's victory in the solo competition made her the highlight of the day. Earlier in the Games, she had won the mixed doubles gold medal in the compound open competition, therefore this was her second gold medal overall. Sheetal was behind in the championship match by three points after nine arrows, but she hit...
Asian Para Games 2023 Day 4: India Makes History!
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Asian Para Games 2023 Day 4: India Makes History!

Sidhartha Babu Indian para athletes made history on Thursday by carrying home the most medals from the Asian Para Games—80 total, including 18 gold medals. India has now surpassed the previous record of 72 set in Indonesia during the 2018 competition.India's medal total was 18 gold, 23 silver, and 39 bronze, and it will continue to rise till the competition's fourth day is over. With two days remaining in the Games, the nation is headed towards its goal of winning 100 medals in this Hangzhou edition. Prior to the Hangzhou Games, India achieved the greatest results ever at the previous edition in Jakarta, when they had won 72 medals (15 gold, 24 silver, and 33 bronze). In the men's F46 shot put, Rohit Kumar brought home the bronze with a throw of 14.56 metres, while Sachin ...
Hangzhou Asian Para Games, Day 3: Sumit Antil Breaks World Record Again!
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Hangzhou Asian Para Games, Day 3: Sumit Antil Breaks World Record Again!

Sumit Antil India nearly achieved their highest-ever medal total at the Asian Para Games on Day 3, winning 30 medals in Hangzhou on Wednesday. The highlight of the day went to Tokyo Paralympics winner Sumit Antil, who once again broke his own World Record by tossing a tremendous 73.29-meter javelin throw in the Men's Javelin Throw-F64 for an incredible gold.Ankur Dhama, who won the Men's 1500m-T11 title in Hangzhou in addition to the Men's 5000m-T11 title he had previously won, was another outstanding athlete. Indians won gold medals in three separate categories for men's javelin throw, with Haney and Sundar Singh Gurjar joining Sumit. In the Men's Javelin Throw-F46, Sundar led an Indian sweeping victory.As track and field remained the main contributor to the Indian total, medals fo...