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Year In Review 2021: Neeraj Chopra's Golden Finish To Shooters Firing Blanks, Tokyo 2020 Was A Mixed Bag For India

Dec 18, 2021 Koushik Paul

India won a record seven medals at Tokyo 2020. The returns could have been much better if the shooters and archers performed true to their potential. Here are the 10 highlights from India's Tokyo Olympics campaign in 2021.

India’s Tokyo Paralympics Stars Present PM Narendra Modi With Autographed Stole

Sep 09, 2021 PTI

With 19 medals in Tokyo including five gold, this was India's best-ever Paralympics show and finished 24th overall


Suhas Lalinakere Yathiraj Settles For Silver In Badminton AT Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Suhas Yathiraj, 38, produced an entertaining performance before narrowly going down 21-15, 17-21, 15-21, to two-time world champion Mazur in a 62-minute summit clash

IAS Officer Suhas L Yathiraj Match Away From Historic Gold At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Sep 04, 2021 PTI

Suhas Yathiraj, 38-year-old district magistrate of Gautam Buddh Nagar (Noida), will script history as the first-ever IAS officer to win a medal at the Paralympics


IAS Suhas Yathiraj, Shuttlers Assures India Medals At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Suhas Yathiraj, Pramod Bhagat, and Krishna Nagar sailed into the men's singles finals of the badminton event in their respective classifications.Bhagat plays his final today

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04 September, 2021

Manish Narwal Clinches Gold, Singhraj Adhana Bags Silver In 50m Pistol At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

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Narwal shot a total of 218.2, a Paralympic record, to claim gold while Adana, who had won the bronze in the 10m air pistol, added a silver to his kitty


03 September, 2021

Avani Lekhara Is Legend At 19, Becomes First Indian Woman To Win Two Medals At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

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The 19-year-old Lekhara, competing in her debut Games, finished third in 50m Rifle 3 Position


03 September, 2021

Avani Lekhara Wins Historic Bronze For India In 50m Rifle 3 Position At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Outlook Web Bureau

Avani Lekhara is now first-ever Indian to win two individual medals at Paralympics/Olympics


03 September, 2021

Prachi Yadav Finishes Last In 200m Canoe VL2 Final At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

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Prachi finished the race in 1:07.329s to settle for the last place


03 September, 2021

Praveen Kumar Wins Silver In High Jump At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

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This is India’s fourth medal in high jump after Nishad Kumar, Mariyappan Thangavelu and Sharad Kumar


02 September, 2021

Shooter Rahul Jakhar Finishes 5th In Mixed 25m Pistol Final At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

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Rahul Jakhar, 35, was eliminated at the end of the seventh series in the finals after qualifying second with a score of 576


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02 September, 2021

Aruna Tanwar Withdraws From Taekwondo Repechage Match Due To Suspected Fracture At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

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Aruna was scheduled to feature in the repechage round later in the evening after she lost to fourth-seeded Espinoza Carranza of Peru in the quarters


02 September, 2021

Aruna Tanwar Loses In Taekwondo Quarters, Medal Hope Hinges On Repechage At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

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Earlier in the day, Aruna had stunned fifth seed Danijela Jovanovic of Serbia 29-9


01 September, 2021

Pramod Bhagat Wins, Palak Kohli Endures Tough Day At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

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Bhagat, the reigning world champion, outwitted fellow Indian Manoj Sarkar 21-10, 21-23, 21-9, in his men's singles group A class SL3 opener


01 September, 2021

Amit Saroha, Dharambir End Without Medal At Club Throw Event At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

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With this event, India ended the day medal-less after touching the unprecedented double-digit mark on Tuesday with a haul of 10 so far, including two gold


31 August, 2021

Sharad Kumar Almost Pulled Out Of Tokyo 2020 Paralympics But Says Reading Bhagavad Gita Helped

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Sharad Kumar, also a Sports Authority of India coach, had trained for three years in Ukraine from 2017 to prepare for the Paralympics.


31 August, 2021

Mariayappan Thangavelu Says Rains Hampered His Gold Medal Bid at Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

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After clearing 1.86m, Mariyappan and Sam Grewe struggled to clear 1.88m height but the American finally bagged gold medal by soaring over the mark in the final attempt


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31 August, 2021

Mariyappan Thangavelu, Sharad Kumar Win Silver And Bronze In High Jump At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

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With these medals India's tally has now swelled to 10. Mariyappan Thangavelu was pipped to the post by Sam Grewe of USA who cleared 1.88 on final attempt


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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