Tokyo Paralympics 2020
Day 6 at the Tokyo Paralympics 2020: Avani Lekhara won gold and tied the World Record in the Women's R2 10m air rifle standing SH1. In the Men's Discus Throw F56 event, Yogesh Kathuniya won silver. In the Men's Javelin Throw F46 Final, Devendra Jhajharia took silver while Sundar Singh Gurjar took bronze. Sumit Antil and Sandeep Choudhary, both javelin throwers, will compete in the Men's F64. Deepak Saini and Swaroop Unkalkar will compete in the Men's R1 10 meter air rifle standing SH1 qualification in the shooting.
After shooting 9.9 and 9.5 in his 17th and 18th attempts, Swaroop falls to the fourth position. He is no longer in contention for a medal.
With 10.7 and 10.5 from his 15th and 16th shots, respectively, Swaroop takes the lead.
After his first ten shots, Swaroop Mahavir is in second place. The elimination process will begin.
Men's Discus Throw Finalist Yogesh Kathuniya (Class F56)
Claudiney Batista of Brazil wins gold over Kathuniya with a throw of 45.59 meters. He bettered his Rio 2016 Paralympic Record throw.
Kathuniya wins silver, while Leonardo Diaz Aldana of Cuba takes bronze with a time of 43.36 meters.
After six of the eight competitors have completed their throws, Kathuniya is still in the lead.
With a record of 43.36m, Cuban Leonardo Diaz Aldana is in second place.
With a season-best throw of 44.38 meters, Kathuniya takes the lead.
In his second, fifth, and sixth throws, he records throws of 42.84m, 43.55m, and 44.38m, respectively.
Devendra Jhajharia, Sundar Singh Gurjar, and Ajeet Singh Yadav (F46)
Silver goes to Jhajharia, and bronze to Gurjar.
While Jhajharia sets a new personal best with a throw of 64.35 meters, Dinesh Priyan of Sri Lanka smashes Jhajharia's world record of 63.97 meters with a massive 67.79-meter throw.
After Attempt 2, Gurjard is in 2nd place, Jhajharia is in 4th place, and Ajeet Singh is in 8th place.
In his second effort, Ajeet Singh throws a foul.
Jhajharia improves slightly in his second throw, registering 60.62m.
Gurjar throws 60.2 meters on his second effort after failing to improve on his first.
Gurjar is ranked second, Jhajaria is fourth, and Ajeet Singh is seventh after all nine finalists have completed their first throws.
In his maiden attempt with the spear, Ajeet Singh Yadav manages 56.15m.
Jhajharia, the world record holder, throws 60.28 meters in his first attempt.
Gurjar throws 62.26 meters in his first attempt.
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