Devendra Jhajharia

PM Modi hosts India Paralympic contingent, presented with autographed stole

Indian para-athletes returned from Tokyo on the back of a sensational campaign that saw them win an unparalleled 19 medals, including five gold, eight silver and six bronze.

published on : 9th September 2021

Devendra Jhajharia, Venkatesh Prasad named in National Sports Awards selection committee

Retired Supreme Court judge Justice Mukundakum Sharma has been picked as the chairperson of the committee, which also includes decorated former shooter Anjali Bhagwat among others.

published on : 8th September 2021

He made me: 'Emotional' Devendra Jhajharia dedicates Paralympics silver medal to late father

Jhajharia came to know about his father's illness while he was training at Sports Authority of India Centre in Gandhinagar last year.

published on : 30th August 2021

Aimed for gold but in sports, there are ups and downs: Devendra Jhajharia after winning silver in Tokyo Paralympics

Devendra Jhajharia, who won gold in Athens 2004 and Rio 2016, clinched silver in the ongoing Tokyo Paralympics.

published on : 30th August 2021

You are such an inspiration for all of us: Neeraj Chopra to Devendra Jhajharia

Neeraj Chopra hailed Devendra Jhajharia after the javelin thrower won a silver medal in the ongoing Tokyo Paralympics.

published on : 30th August 2021

Devendra Jhajharia, Sundar Singh Gurjar win silver and bronze in Paralympics javelin throw F46

40-year-old Devendra Jhajharia, already India's greatest Paralympian after winning gold medals in the 2004 and 2016 Games, pulled off a new personal best throw of 64.35m for the silver.

published on : 30th August 2021

Tokyo Paralympics: Five javelin throwers including Devendra Jhajharia leave for Games

Devendra Jhajhariya was among the 5 javelin throwers in a 12-member contingent that left for Tokyo from New Delhi's IGI Airport.

published on : 25th August 2021

Hoping to build on unprecedented gains made by javelin throw: Gold medallist Devendra Jhajharia

Jhajaria said he has passed the stage where he feels the pressure of expectations.

published on : 20th August 2021

Was told to leave sports and focus on studies, took it as a challenge: Devendra Jhajharia tells PM Modi

As many as 54 para-athletes from across nine sports disciplines will be heading to Tokyo to represent the nation in the upcoming Paralympics.

published on : 17th August 2021

‘Bhaisahab’ Jhajharia eyeing gold hat-trick at Tokyo Paralympics

Only a few hockey players had won three gold medals in Olympics so far.

published on : 15th August 2021

Javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia rewrites world record for Tokyo Paralympic berth

With that effort, he not only sealed a spot for the Tokyo Paralympics but also bettered his own world record of 63.97m, set at the Rio Games in 2016.

published on : 1st July 2021

Devendra Jhajharia, Sardar Singh to get Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna

The 31-year-old Sardar Singh from Sirsa district of Haryana was included in the 18-men FIH All-Star team in 2010 and 2011.

published on : 23rd August 2017