Mon, 16 Dec 2019

New Delhi [India], Nov 11 (ANI): Indian para-athlete Sundar Singh Gurjar bagged a gold medal while Ajeet Singh won a bronze in the Men's Javelin Throw at the World Para Athletics Championships.

Gurjar won the gold with a 61.22-metre throw whereas Ajeet claimed bronze with a throw of 59.46-metre.

Both qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.

Another javelin thrower Rinku who came at the fourth spot in the competition also secured a Paralympics quota.

"India's @SundarSGurjar Won Gold medal with a throw of 61.22 mtr and AjeetSingh won Bronze Medal with a throw of 59.46 mtr in the Men's Javelin Throw F46 at the World Para Athletics C'ships. Sundar, Ajeet and 4th placed Rinku qualified for the Paralympics. KheloIndia," SAIMedia tweeted.

[{3069ad6c-5979-4ce9-bdbc-2e9b331f825b:intradmin/SAi.JPG}]Tokyo will host the 16th Summer Paralympics 2020 from August 25 to September 6. (ANI)

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