Tokyo Paralympics Day 10: Praveen Kumar bags SILVER, Avani, Harvinder script history with bronze medal

Tokyo Paralympics live updates Day 10: Praveen Kumar bags SILVER, Avani Lekhara, Harvinder Singh win Bronze, take total tally to 13
Tokyo Paralympics live updates Day 10: Praveen Kumar bags SILVER, Avani Lekhara, Harvinder Singh win Bronze, take total tally to 13

India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 10: After Avani Lekhara became the first Indian Paralympian to clinch multiple medals in a single Game with a bronze in the Women’s 50m Rifle 3P SH1 Final, Harvinder Singh in archery also scripted history. The 19-year-old shooter had earlier won the gold medal and added a bronze medal to her kitty. She is the first and only after Joginder Singh Bedi to win multiple medals at a single Paralympics campaign after Bedi won three in the 1984 Games. Furthermore, Harvinder Singh created history, bagging a bronze medal in recurve archery.

Praveen Kumar clinched yet another medal for India at the Tokyo Paralympics. The 18-year-old set a new Asian record of 2.07m in Men’s High Jump T64 and bagged the Silver medal, taking India’s tally to 11 medals in Tokyo.

Paralympics: Praveen Kumar wins silver in high jump (T64 event), scripts Asian Record

India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 10: – Day 10 has been a monumental day for India shuttlers as Suyash Yathiraj and Tarun Dhillon clinched their berth in the semi-final, and are just a solitary win away from adding to India’s medal tally.

Meanwhile, ace Indian archer Harvinder Singh stormed into the semi-final of men’s individual recurve at the ongoing Tokyo Paralympics on Friday. Harvinder defeated Germany’s Maik Szarszewski by 6-2 in the quarter-finals at the Yumenoshima Final Field. The Indian started the match on a great note as he clinched the first set by aiming 8, 9, 8 to which the German replied with a poor 8, 6, 7. Harvinder carried the momentum in the second set as he grabbed yet another 2 points. In the third set, Maik Szarszewski pegged one back against Harvinder, as he took the set by 28-25.

In the fourth set, Harvinder kept his nerves as he clinched the set rather easily to earn sure shot participation in a medal match. Earlier in the round of 16, Harvinder defeated Bato Tsydendorzhiev 6-5, winning the match by the finest of margins in the shoot-out.

In another match, Vivek Chikara lost to David Phillips in the round of 16. The Great Britain archer defeated Vivek by 7-3 in five sets.

India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 10: Fellow archer Vivek Chikara lost to David Phillips in the round of 16 of the men’s individual recurve. The Great Britain archer defeated Vivek by 7-3 in five sets at Yumenoshima Final Field. The Indian archer lost the first set before clinching a point in the second as he drew it by 25 points. Vivek came back strongly in third as he bagged two points to equalise the match. In fourth, the Briton aimed 9, 10, 10 as Chikara aimed a poor 8, 9, 5.

India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 10: All eyes will be on Gold medalist Avani Lekhara as India will start its proceeding on Day 10 at Tokyo Paralympics. India will play as many as three events: Swimming, Shooting and Athletics. The likes of Suyash Jadhav, Niranjan Mukundan will participate in the Butterfly event. Tek Chand and Soman Rana will be in action in the javelin throw and shot-put event. Soman Rana will participate in Women’s Club Throw. Meanwhile, Deepak Saini will take part in the Shooting.

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India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 9

Tokyo Paralympics Day 10: Praveen Kumar bags SILVER, Avani, Harvinder script history with bronze medal

@3:09 PM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 10 – Archery Harvinder Singh to play his men’s individual recurve quarterfinal against Maik Szarszewski of Germany at 4:00 PM IST.

@10:57 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 10 – Shooting:  Women’s 50m Rifle 3P SH1 Final: Avani finishes in third position. Her second medal of the Games. A gold in the 10m and now a bronze

@10:47 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 10 – Shooting: Women’s 50m Rifle 3P SH1 Final: Avani in 3rd now. Distance between 1st and 2nd and her. 10.5 when she needed it.

@10:37 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 10 – Shooting: Women’s 50m Rifle 3P SH1 Final: Avani in 4th now. See-saw battle. Elimination coming up next. 0.2 between them.

@10:14 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 10 – Shooting: After the end of the three series in the Kneeling Position, Avani is in the 4th position with points 149.5 points

1st Zhang Cuiping #CHN – 153.3 pts
2nd Natascha Hiltrop #GER – 152.2 pts
3rd Veronika Vadovicova #SVK – 151.2 pts

@09:30 AM: Tokyo Paralympics Day 10 – Archery; Vivek Chikara wins his 1/16 elimination round against Sampath Bandra of SRI in ParaArchery – Men’s Individual Recurve event.

He will now face David Phillips of #GBR in the 1/8 elimination round scheduled today from 3:00 PM IST

@09:09 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 10 – Shooting: India’s Deepak Saini finishes at the 18th position in the qualification round of Shooting – Men’s 50m Rifle 3P SH1 and fails to qualify for the finals.

@09:05 AM: Tokyo Paralympics Day 10 – Archery; India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 10 LIVE: Vivek Chikara steals the Men’s Individual Recurve Open 1/16 Elimination against SRI Gadara Megahamulea by 6-2 and advances to the 1/8 Elimination Round to be held today at 3.00pm IST

@08:35 AM: Tokyo Paralympics Day 10 – Athletics: A new Asian Record for Praveen Kumar as he jumps 2.07m in Men’s High Jump T64! Fire #GBR’s Jonathan Broom-Edwards wins

@08:31 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 10 – Shooting: Women’s 50m Rifle 3P SH1 Qual: Avani with another stunning round in the Standing section. 99, 98, 98, 100 in her four series. In second place and through to the final.

@08:07 AM: Tokyo Paralympics Day 10 – Athletics: India’s wonderful run in the  Paralympics continues as High Jumper Praveen Kumar has confirmed a medal for IND in the Men’s High Jump T44 category.

@07:55 AM: Tokyo Paralympics Day 10 – Badminton: Tarun Dhillon wins 21-18, 15-21, 21-17 against #KOR’s Shin Kyung Hwan and seals his own semi-final berth in ParaBadminton Men’s Singles SL4

@07:44 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 10 – Shooting: Women’s 50m Rifle 3P SH1 Qual: Avani Lekhara gets 99 in her fourth and final series in the Prone section. A score of 393 helps her into the 4th position. The Standing section yet to come. Top 8 get to the final.

@07:40 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 10 – Canoe: Prachi Yadav, India’s first person to qualify for the paralympics in ParaCanoe finishes 8th in the finals.

@07:22 AM: India’s Suhas Yathiraj beats Hary Susanto and wins his second group match of ParaBadminton – Men’s Singles SL4 category.

@07:01 AM: Tokyo Paralympics Day 10 – Badminton:  Tarun Dhillon and Suhas Yathiraj are both in action simultaneously on two courts in the men’s singles SL4 group stage

@06:52 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 10 – Archery Harvinder Singh defeats #ITA S Travisani 6-5 in Men’s Individual Recurve Open 1/16 Elimination and advances to 1/8 Elimination round

His next match is scheduled for 2:15 pm (IST) today

@06:40 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 10 – Archery: Harvinder Singh is in action as recurve archery campaign in the knockouts begin

@06:35 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 10 – Swimming: India’s Suyash Jadhav and Niranjan Mukundan failed to qualify for the finals in ParaSwimming – Men’s 50m Butterfly S7 event as they failed to finish in the top 8.

@06:30 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 10 – Canoe: Women’s Va’a Single 200m – VL2 ; Prachi Yadav finishes 3rd in the semifinal and qualifies for the Final at the event.

@06:28 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 10 – Shooting: Women’s 50m Rifle 3P SH1 Qual: Avani with another series of 97, quality from her. Keeps her in third position. Still a long way to go though.

@06:27 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 10 – Badminton:  The WR6 Indian women’s team of Parul Parmar and Palak Kohli loses to the WR5 team of Lenaig Morin and Faustine Noel of #FRA in their second group stage match of #ParaBadminton Women’s Doubles SL3-SU5 category

@06:18 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 10 – Shooting: Men’s 50m Rifle 3P SH1 Qual: Deepak with another poor series of 91 in the kneeling section. His first series was 91 too.

@06:15 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 10 – Swimming: Men’s 50m Butterfly S7 Heat 1: Suyash Jadhav finishes 5th in the heat.


@05:54 AM
: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 10 – Badminton: Para-Badminton player Suhas Yathiraj will play his second Men’s Singles SL4 group match against Susanto Hary in some time

India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 10 LIVE: Swimming

50m Butterfly S7 – Suyash Jadhav, Niranjan Mukundan

Suyash Jadhav will look to improve his record at Paralympic Games after he got disqualified in the Men’s 100m breaststroke on Wednesday.

Meanwhile, Para-swimmer Niranjan Mukundan, who will represent India in the upcoming Tokyo Paralympics, was confident of putting a good show in his debut Games. The Indian swimmer, who got to know about his participation just four days ago, will compete in the 50 m butterfly event. “It’s every athletes’ dream to be a part of Olympics or Paralympics. It has also been my dream and it’s a big dream come true. And I have no words,” Mukundan told ANI.

“I got the confirmation four days ago. I will be participating in the 50 m butterfly and I am looking forward to it. This is my debut Paralympics and I am pretty sure many more to come.

“I’m confident of putting on a good show. It’s a proud moment for me to wear the tricolours. I have worn the tricolours on every big stage except the Paralympics. This being my debut it’s a great feeling,” he added.

Tokyo Paralympics Day 10 LIVE: Shooting

Men’s R7 – 50 m rifle 3 positions SH1 – Deepak Saini

Women’s R8 – 50 m rifle 3 positions SH1 – Avani Lekhara

Indian shooter Avani Lekhara created history by winning the gold medal at Asaka Shooting Range in the women’s R2 — 10m Air Rifle standing SH1 event on Monday. Avani finished with a Paralympic Record and in-process equalled the World Record with 249.6 points.

Paralympics Day 10 LIVE: Athletics

Men’s High Jump T64 – Praveen Kumar

Men’s Javelin Throw F54 – Tek Chand

India’s ace shot putter Tek Chand finished 8th in the men’s seated shot put final (F55) in the ongoing Tokyo Paralympics on Friday. He managed the best of 9.04m on the night which was simply just not up to the mark to land the Indian in the medal position.

Men’s Shot Put F57 – Soman Rana

Women’s Club Throw F51 – Ekta Bhyan, Kashish Lakra

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