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Vinod Kumar clinches bronze in discus throw, third medal for India in Paralympics | Tokyo Paralympics Information


TOKYO: Discus thrower Vinod Kumar clinched a bronze medal within the males’s F52 occasion with an Asian report to provide India its third medal in Tokyo Paralympics right here on Sunday.
The 41-year-old BSF man, whose father fought within the 1971 Indo-Pak conflict, produced a greatest throw of 19.91m to complete third behind Piotr Kosewicz (20.02m) of Poland and Velimir Sandor (19.98m) of Croatia.
He injured his legs whereas coaching after becoming a member of the BSF, falling off a cliff in Leh that left him bed-ridden for near a decade throughout which he misplaced each his dad and mom.

The F52 classification is for athletes with impaired muscle energy, restricted vary of motion, limb deficiency or leg size distinction, with athletes competing in seated place.
It additionally applies to cervical wire damage, spinal wire damage, amputation, and purposeful dysfunction.
Each Bhavinaben Patel and Nishad Kumar had earlier gained a silver every in ladies’s singles desk tennis class 4 and males’s T47 excessive soar occasions respectively on Sunday.





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