Manish Narwal wins gold and Singhraj Adhana takes silver in Paralympics (Image: Twitter)
On Saturday, Indian para-athletes added two more medals to their tally in the ongoing Tokyo Paralympics. Manish Narwal, a 19-year-old shooter, won gold in the Mixed 50m Pistol SH1 event, while Singhraj Adhana took silver.
This is India's third gold medal at the Paralympic Games. Narwal won the gold medal with a score of 218.2, a Paralympic record, while Adhana, who had won bronze in the P1 men's 10m air pistol SH1 event on Tuesday, added a silver with a score of 216.7.
Sergey Malyshev of the Russian Olympic Committee won bronze with an effort of 196.8.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Narwal and Adhana on Twitter, saying that the glory from the ongoing games will continue.
“Glory from the Tokyo Paralympics continues. Great accomplishment by the young and stupendously talented Manish Narwal. His winning the gold medal is a special moment for Indian sports. Congratulations to him. Best wishes for the coming times,” he tweeted.
“The outstanding Singhraj Adhana does it again! He wins yet another medal, this time in the Mixed 50m Pistol SH1 event. India rejoices due to his feat. Congrats to him. Wishing him the very best for the future endeavours,” the prime minister said in another tweet. PM Modi also called up Narwal and Adhana to congratulate them.
At the Asaka Shooting Range, Adana qualified for the medal round in fourth position with a total of 536, while Narwal qualified in seventh place with a total of 533.
Source:- The Indian Express
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