Yogesh Kathuniya

Tokyo Paralympics: PM Narendra Modi lauds feats of Indian players, speaks to them

As javelin thrower Sumit Antil clinched India's second gold at the ongoing Paralympics, shattering the men's F64 category world record, Modi said the country is proud of him.

published on : 30th August 2021

Teary-eyed Yogesh Kathuniya thanks his mother after silver medal win at Paralympics

Indian discus thrower Yogesh Kathuniya clinched silver after registering his season-best attempt of 44.38 in the men's F56 final.

published on : 30th August 2021

Tokyo Paralympics: India's Yogesh Kathuniya clinches silver in F56 discus throw event

Yogesh got off to a poor start as his first throw was deemed as foul but the Indian para-athlete soon made up for it as he registered a massive 42.84 in his second attempt.

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

Paralympics: Shooter Avani Lekhara becomes first Indian woman to win gold, Yogesh Kathuniya wins silver in men's discus throw

The 19-year-old shooter finished with a world record equalling total of 249.6, which is also a new Paralympic record.

published on : 30th August 2021

Mother became physio to help Yogesh get back on his feet, now he is India's hope in Paralympics

A rare neurological disorder called Guillain-Barre syndrome causing quadriparesis confined Yogesh, in 2006, to a wheelchair before his mother decided to learn physiotherapy.

published on : 27th August 2021