India at Tokyo Paralympics: Sumit Antil shatters World Record to bag GOLD, Avani Lekhara wins maiden GOLD, Kathunia, Jhajharia grab SILVER

India at Tokyo Paralympics: Avani Lekhara wins maiden GOLD, Yogesh Kathunia, Devendra Jhajharia grab SILVER- Follow LIVE updates
India at Tokyo Paralympics: Avani Lekhara wins maiden GOLD, Yogesh Kathunia, Devendra Jhajharia grab SILVER- Follow LIVE updates

India at Tokyo Paralympics: Sumit Antil shatters World Record to bag GOLD, Avani Lekhara wins maiden GOLD, Kathunia, Jhajharia grab SILVER –  After a wonderful Day 5 where India bagged two silver medals and a bronze, It’s raining medals for India at Tokyo Paralympics on Day 6. Sumit Antil joined Avani Lekhara to clinch India’s second gold at the Paralympics, shattering the world record to clinch the win. Antil threw a distance of 68.55m to clinch the top podium spot, in a stellar performance in Tokyo. Avani Lekhara began the tally by claiming first Gold for India with a new Paralympic record while Yogesh Kathunia has bagged a silver in men’s discus throw. Meanwhile, Devendra Jhajharia has also won a Silver medal in the men’s javelin throw while Sundar Singh Gurjar added a Bronze medal in the event.

India at Tokyo Paralympics: Sumit Antil shatters World Record to bag GOLD, Avani Lekhara wins maiden GOLD, Kathunia, Jhajharia grab SILVER

Swaroop Mahavir meanwhile suffered heartbreak after he agonisingly missed out on a podium finish in the Tokyo Paralympics. Mahavir finished fourth in the Men’s 10m air rifle standing SH1, just 0.3 points off bronze medalist Andrii Doroshenko of Ukraine. The Indian shooter led all athletes in the initial rounds, but two not so good efforts saw him slip down the rankings, eventually finishing fourth in a closely contested final. Javelin ace Sandeep Chaudhary also finished fourth in Men’s Javelin Throw finals.

Tokyo Paralympics: Shooter Avani Lekhara wins first GOLD for India, sets new record

Tokyo Paralympics: Yogesh Kathunia bags SILVER in men’s Discus Throw

Tokyo Paralympics: Devendra Jhajharia bags SILVER, Sundar Singh Gurjar claims bronze in javelin throw

India at Tokyo Paralympics: Sumit Antil shatters World Record to bag GOLD, Avani Lekhara wins maiden GOLD, Kathunia, Jhajharia grab SILVER

India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 6 – Athletics: Sumit Antil wins second GOLD for India with World record throw. Sandeep Chaudhary finished fourth with season-best 62.20.

India at Tokyo Paralympics: Sumit Antil shatters World Record to bag GOLD, Avani Lekhara wins maiden GOLD, Kathunia, Jhajharia grab SILVER- Follow LIVE updates

@16:34 PM: Gold confirmed for Sumit Antil, who shattered the world record with his 68.55m throw.

@16:32 PM: Sandeep Chaudhary finishes with 62.03 in his fifth attempt, finishes out of the podium spots.

@16:30 PM: Sumit Antil breaks the World record again, throws 68.55m in his fifth attempt.

@4:10 PM: Sumit Antil throws a distance of 66.71m in his fourth attempt. Retains top spot.

India at Tokyo Paralympics: Sumit Antil shatters World Record to bag GOLD, Avani Lekhara wins maiden GOLD, Kathunia, Jhajharia grab SILVER- Follow LIVE updates

@4:08 PM: Foul throw by Sandeep in his fourth attempt. Still remains at 4th position.

@3:54 PM: Sandeep Choudhary comes up with his season-best throw of  62.20m in his third try. He is out of podium places after shifting to fourth.

@3:51 PM: Sumit Antil throws 65.27m in his third attempt, continues to hold the top spot.

@3:45 PM: Sandeep Chaudhary makes a foul throw in his second attempt, remains third.

@3:42 PM: Sumit Antil betters his own World Record with a 68.08m in his second attempt. Hols top spot.

@3:38 PM: Sandeep Choudhary throws a distance of 61.13m in his first attempt to take the third spot.

@3:34 PM: Sumit Antil starts off with a bang, creates a World Record with a throw of 66.95m in his very first attempt.

@3:18 PM: Sandeep Chaudhary, Sumit Antil gear up for javelin throw final. Can they replicate Neeraj Chopra from the Olympics?

Watch Sandeep Chaudhary talk about his love for the sport & his expectations from the Games

Sumit Antil will also be competing in the Men’s javelin throw final. Here is him talking about his love for the sport and his expectation from the Games.

@10:13 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 6 – Shooting: End of the fifth round

1st – Dong Chao – CHN – 205.1 Points
2nd – Jinho Prk – KOR – 205.0 points
3rd – Andrii Doroshenko – UKR – 204.2 points
4th – Mahavir Unhalkar – IND – 203.9 points

And with this, Swaroop Mahavir Unhalkar is eliminated

@10:08 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 6 – Shooting: Two shots by Swaroop that were not up to the mark drops him down to the 4th position with 183.6 points

@10:05 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 6 – Shooting: Swaroop regains the top spot after the third round with 164.2 points


@10:00 AM:
India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 6 – Shooting: End of the second round and Swaroop drops to 2nd with 143 points

@09:54AM: Tokyo Paralympics Day 6 – Shooting: The 1st competition stage ends and Swaroop is at No. 2 with 102.1 points

1st – Dong Chao of #CHN – 102.9
3rd – Didier Richard of #FRA – 101.5

@09:00 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 6 – Athletics: Devendra Jhajharia grabs #Silver and Sundar Singh Gurjar claims #Bronze as India dominate the podium in the Men’s Javelin Throw F46 Final taking India’s tally to 7

@08:53 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 6 – Athletics: Men’s Javelin Throw – F46 Final: Two-time Paralympic Gold medalist Devendra Jhajharia with an incredible show to win the Silver medal

Sundar Singh Gurjar wins bronze in men’s javelin throw F46 event


@08:43 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 6 – Athletics:
Javelin Throw – F46 Final: India’s Ajeet Singh finishes in 8th position.

@08:45 AM: Tokyo Paralympics Day 6 – Shooting: Deepak Saini has failed to qualify for the finals

@08:43 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 6 – Athletics: Sundar Singh Gurajar moves into the third position! As javelin throwers do, he knew it the moment he released it

@08:39 AM: Victory Ceremony: Silver Medal

@08:34 AM: Javelin Throw – F46 Final: Mudiyanselage continues to lead the competition thanks to his WR throw. Jhajharia in second and Gurjar is in fourth. Fifth out of six attempts have begun.

@08:31 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 6 – Shooting: Swaroop Mahavir Unhalkar has qualified for the finals with a score of 615.2. He finishes at the 7th position

@08:25 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 6 – Shooting: After 60 shots, Deepak Saini finished at the 20th position with a score of 592.6

@08:20 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 6 – Athletics; India has their 4th medal at the Paralympics. Yogesh Kathuniya wins Silver in the Men’s Discus Throw – F56 Final


@08:11 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 6 – Athletics;
Devendra Jhajhariya with a throw of 64.35 and that moves him up to 2nd position in the final above #IND’s Sundar Singh Gurjar.

@08:06 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 6 – Athletics; Men’s Discus Throw – F56 Final: Kathuniya in silver medal position with just one athlete yet to come


@08:03 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 6 – Shooting:
In the R2 – Women’s 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 FINAL the Indian 19-year-old has created history. The first woman from India to win a Paralympics gold medal.

@07:59 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 6 – Shooting: Medal CONFIRMED! Avani Lekhara is in the top three… well, she is in the top one technically as we head to the final stages

@07:55 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 6 – Athletics; Kathuniya won’t be getting gold. With his first attempt, reigning champion Claudiney Batista dos Santos moves into top position with an opening throw of 44.57.

@07:53 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 6 – Shooting: Avani is still at the top after four rounds of the elimination stage with 187.8 points. 3 more rounds to go

@07:52 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 6 – Athletics;  Javelin Throw – F46 Final: India’s SundarSingh Gurjar started off with a throw of 62.26. Currently, the second best but still early days. Ajeet Singh started off with 56.15.


@07:47 AM:
India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 6 – Athletics Another medal confirmed. Yogesh Kathuniya with a throw of 44.38m; his season’s best; GOLD medal contender right now

@07:45 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 6 – Athletics: Men’s Javelin Throw – F46 Final: Devendra Jhajharia starts off with a throw of 60.28m.

@07:40 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 6 – Shooting: At the end of the 1st Competition stage, Avani Lekhara is in the 2nd position with a score of 103.3


@07:39 AM:
India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 6 – Shooting: Men’s 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 Qualification: Deepak’s second series is not a great one either

@07:37 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 6 – Athletics: Devendra Jhajharia in action right now

@07:33 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 6 – Athletics: Men’s Discus Throw – F56 Final: Three athletes yet to start their attempts and Kathuniya is still in gold medal position

@07:29 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 6 – Shooting: After the first series of 10 shots,
Deepak Saini is at 16th position with a score of 97.9
Swaroop Unhalkar is at the 4th position with a score of 103.1


@07:28 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 6 – Athletics:
Men’s Javelin F46 Final. Representing IND we have Devendra Jhajharia, Ajeet Singh and Sundar Singh Gurjar. – Live 07:33AM

@07:25 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 6 – Shooting: Avani Lekhara from the finals of R2 – Women’s 10m AR Standing SH1 Live @07:30AM

@07:15 AM: Tokyo Paralympics Day 6 – Shooting: Men’s 10m AR Standing SH1 qualification and Swaroop Mahavir Unhalkar and Deepak Saini will be in action

@06:52 AM: Tokyo Paralympics Day 6 – Athletics:
Yogesh Kathuniya 1st Attempt: x
2nd Attempt: 42.84
3rd Attempt: x
4th Attempt: x
5th Attempt: 43.55
6th Attempt: 44.38

Current Position: 1st


@06:49 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 6 – Athletics:
Men’s Discus Throw – F56 Final: And then two even bigger ones for Kathuniya — 43.55 and 44.38 off his last two attempts. Very close to his PB of 44.47.

@06:42 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 6 – Athletics: India’s Yogesh Kathuniya with 42.84 on his second attempt. A new season best.

His third throw is again deemed as foul.

@06:32 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 6 – Athletics: Two athletes are done and now India’s Yogesh Kathuniya is next up. His Personal Best is 44.47 and his Season Best is 34.76.

 

@06:15 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 6 – Shooting: Avani Lekhara is through to the final! She recovers superbly from a slow start and finishes 7th in the field. Final coming up at 7.30 am.

06:12 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 6 – Shooting: A few low 10s in the 5th series and Avani Lekhara is now at the 8th spot with one series left

06:05 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 6 – Athletics: Yogesh Kathuniya in action in the Men’s Discus Throw. Eight athletes, who will be participating in the final


06:02 AM:
India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 6 – Shooting: Series 3 & 4 sees Avani Lekhara register good scores of 104.9 104.8 and it has kept her inside the top 8 for now.

@05:50 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 6 -Athletics: Yogesh Kathuniya will compete in Men’s Discus Throw F56 Final shortly

05:40 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 6 – Shooting: After a slow start, Avani Lekhara has registered 103.0 102.8 in her first 2 series to be around top 8.

Average Score: 10.29
Total Score: 205.80

05:22 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 6 – Shooting: Avani is at the 9th position after she completes the Series 1 of 10 shots.
Average Score: 10.3 Total Score: 103.0

05;15 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics  – Shooting: After the first 3 shots in Series 1, Avani is currently at 19th Position

05:10 AM: Tokyo Paralympics – Shooting: Our young and talented para shooter Avani Lekhara is ready to compete in 10m AR Standing SH 1 Qualification match

@05:00AM: Tokyo Paralympics- Shooting 21 shooters are participating in the contest and the best 8 qualify for the finals

 

Shooting: Women’s 10m AR Standing SH1 @ 5 AM: Qualification Round: Avani Lekhara: The day starts with Avani Lekhara in women’s 10m Air Rifle shooting in SH1 category. The 19-year-old World No 5 is a strong contender for a medal but it will be a difficult task against a strong field. It includes current world record holder Iryana Shchetnik besides Rio Paralympics bronze medallist Yaping Yan from China.

Also Read: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 5: Bhavina Devi scripts history with table tennis silver, Nishad Kumar bag silver in high jump

Men’s Discuss F56 Final @ 6:05 AM: Yogesh Kathuniya: After Vinod Kumar broke the Asian record in F52 discus throw, Yogesh Kathuniya is aiming for a gold medal finish. The former World Record holder in F36 category with a throw of 45.18m, Yogesh Kathuniya made a statement. Now, in the F56 classification, his personal best is 44.47 but he has is aiming to break the World Record mark of 46.68 and bag gold. But it will not be an easy task. He will face stiff competition from Brazil’s Batista dos Santos, the current World Record holder.

Men’s Shooting 10m Air Rifle SH1 Qualification @ 7:15AM: Deepak, Swaroop Mahavir Unhalkar: In men’s shooting, Deepak and Swaroop Mahavir Unhalkar will be in action. The duo will be up against a world-class field comprising current world record holder Jinho Park of South Korea, Laslo Suranji of Serbia, the Rio Paralympics gold medallist amongst others. Both will have to be at their best to challenge for a medal. If they qualify amongst the Top 8, the final will be held in the evening.

Also Read: Tokyo Paralympics: Vinod Kumar’s discus throw bronze medal in danger as athletes launch protest against his F52 classification

India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 6: Men’s Javelin Throw F46 @ 7:33 AM: Devendra Jhajaria, Sundar Singh Gurjar, Ajeet Singh: The most important event of the day will be the men’s javelin throw F46 as Devendra Jhajharia will be aiming to script history. The 40-year-old repeated 2004 Athens performance with a gold medal at Rio Paralympics with a world record throw of 63.97m. Now, at 40, he is still hungry for more. In what could be his last Paralympics, the Indian legend will need to give his best as the field will also consist of two fellow Indians Sundar Singh Gurjar and Ajeet Singh. The two have watched him closely and will look to trump him at his own game. Ajeet Singh is also the reigning World Champion while Gurjar is a former world champion.

Men’s Javelin Throw F64 Final @ 3:30 PM: Sandeep Chaudhary, Sumit Antil: The day will end with Men’s F64 Javelin Throw final with Sandeep Chaudhary and Sumit Antil vying for gold medal for India. Sandeep is currently the World Record holder with a throw of 62.88m and is a strong contender for a gold medal. But he will have plenty of competition from a strong field beside his countryman Sumit Antil. He bagged a silver medal at the 2019 World Championship and will look to draw inspiration from that performance.

Also Read in Hindi: Tokyo Paralympics: भारत ने पैरालंपिक में जीता दूसरा रजत पदक, निषाद कुमार ने पुरूषों की ऊंची कूद स्पर्धा में अपने नाम किया सिल्वर मेडल

DD Sports will be live telecasting India’s events while you can also tune in EuroSport for live telecast of Tokyo Paralympics 2021.

Tokyo Paralympics: Where can I watch the live stream?

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