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India Attains Gold In 2020 Summer Paralympics

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Highlights :

  • Avani Lekhara and Sumit Antil bag gold in Paralympics for India.
  • Avani Lekhara becomes the first-ever woman in India to win gold in the summer Paralympics.
  • Sumit Antil creates a world record with his javelin throw.

India enjoyed the very best day on 30th August 2021, as Avani Lekhara and Sumit Antil won gold in the Paralympics. The nation and its players had already shone this year because of the gold brought by Neeraj Chopra in the Tokyo Olympics. The summer Paralympics have been extremely great for India as well. The players have been able to bring back home 2 gold medals, 2 silver medals, and a bronze medal as well. Avani Lekhara became the first woman in the history of India to win a gold medal in the Paralympics.

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Gold Marks The Success Of Differently-Abled People

This year’s Paralympics have been great for India as the players have been able to bag an unprecedented win for the nation. The differently-abled players of the country have brought a revolutionary change in the field of sports with their gold. This gives rise to the hope that the differently-abled people will be treated better in the nation. In a country where it is difficult to even find a ramp for the disabled, this kind of win can be a great motivator for change. The entire country is celebrating the victory of the players in the Paralympics.

In the last Paralympics which were held in Rio, India had won 2 gold medals, 1 silver medal, and 1 bronze medal. The special focus which was paid on the training of the differently-abled players increased their chances of winning a medal. The government funding for improving the sports facilities for disabled people has been helpful as well.

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A Great Day For The Indian Players

It has been a great day for India, as Avani Lekhara bagged the first-ever women’s gold in the summer Paralympics for India. Javelin thrower Sumit Antil ended the day with his splendid performance as well. He created a world record with this throw.

Who Has The Credit?

What factor do you think is responsible for the gold for India? Who has the credit for such a splendid win? Let us know your ideas in the comment section below.

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