para athletics

Kottayam native wins World Para Athletics gold

A 28-year-old resident of Arpookkara in Kottayam won the high jump gold for India at the World Para Athletics Grand Prix at Monterrey in Mexico on Thursday.

published on : 23rd July 2022

Devika Malik eyes medal at 2022 Asian Para Games

Devika grabbed a gold medal in the women's 200m in T35 class on the concluding day of the 20th National Para Athletics Championship.

published on : 1st April 2022

Jayanti's hat-trick of gold helps Odisha win seven medals

Competing in the T47 class, Jayanti clocked 12.92 seconds, 26.69 seconds and 1 minute and .42 seconds in 100m, 200m and 400m respectively.

published on : 1st April 2022

Para Athletics Meet: Rinku Hooda sets javelin record, makes second-best throw in world

The gold medal was also Rinku's third in the nationals. He had represented the county at the 2016 Rio Paralympics and finished fourth with the best throw of 54.39m.

published on : 31st March 2022

Paralympics medallist Sundar appreciates the sports ecosystem of Odisha

The para-athlete, who hails from Rajasthan, was also all praise for the state government.

published on : 31st March 2022

Odisha sprinters win two gold, one bronze in National Para Athletics meet

Jayanti Behera, the international para-sprinter from the state, bagged her first national gold medal on home turf as she finished first in the women's 100m (T47 class) with a timing of 12.92 seconds.

published on : 31st March 2022

Cricketer Pankaj bags bronze in 100m sprint at National Para Athletics Championship

Son of a tractor driver from Bargarh district, Pankaj was born with visual impairment in both eyes (partial vision loss in one and totally blind in another).

published on : 31st March 2022

Para-athlete Sunil Kumar Sahu seeks success on track to change family fortunes

Sunil was always into running as he wanted to join the Indian Army. That love for running gave him a new lease of life once he started to get back on his feet two years after the accident.

published on : 30th March 2022

Bhavesh hopes to pay off father’s debt

Bhavesh became the first gold medallist of the 20th edition of the National Para Athletics Championship.

published on : 29th March 2022

Limited vision, big heart: Natl para winner Bhavesh hopes to pay off  debt with success on track

He had competed in a few cross country races at the local level but the ongoing event is Bhavesh's first nationals.

published on : 29th March 2022

Star-studded National Para Athletics Championships set to begin today in Odisha

They will compete in multiple events across 12 disciplines in 185 categories.

published on : 28th March 2022

Dubai 2022 Para Athletics GP: Ramudri, Dharambir set Asian records, win 2 golds for India on Day 3 

Overall, the Indian contingent won six medals on the penultimate day and set two Asian records thanks to the efforts of Ramudri and Dharambir.

published on : 24th March 2022

Pranav Prashant Desai wins India's first gold at Dubai 2022 Para Athletics GP

Sprinter Pranav Prashant Desai won India's first gold medal at the 2022 World Para Athletics Grand Prix here on Wednesday, claiming the top prize in the men's 200m T64 final.

published on : 23rd March 2022

Fazza International Para Athletics Championships: Indian club thrower Dharambir wins silver

India won three medals on the opening day with Devendra Singh also clinching a silver in the F44 men's discus throw event, while Jyoti Behera claimed a bronze in 400m women's final T37/38/47 final.

published on : 22nd March 2022

Amit Kumar Saroha wins silver medal in World Para Athletics Championships

Amit Kumar Saroha's best throw of 30.25m, which came in his third attempt finished him behind gold medallist Serbia's Zeljko Dimitrijevic.

published on : 17th July 2017