Tokyo Paralympics: Sumit Antil clinches Gold in Men’s Javelin Throw F64 event

Tokyo Paralympics: Sumit Antil clinches Gold in Men’s Javelin Throw F64 event


In Tokyo Paralympics, India today secured its 2nd Gold medal. India’s Sumit Antil today set a new world record to win the gold medal in the men’s javelin throw (F64) event at Tokyo. With the best throw of 68.85 metres in the final, he took India’s medal count to seven.

President and Vice President have congratulated Sumit Antil on winning Gold Medal in javelin throw at Tokyo Paralympics.

In a tweet, President Ram Nath Kovind said, Sumit Antil’s historic performance in javelin throw is a moment of great pride for the country. He congratulated him on winning the gold and setting a new world record. Mr Kovind said, every Indian is elated to hear the national anthem at the podium.


Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu said, India is on a medal-winning spree today. He congratulated Sumit Antil for setting a new world record. Mr Naidu said, Indian Paralympians have made the entire nation proud.

Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Anurag Thakur has also congratulated Sumit Antil for winning gold medal in Javelin Throw at Tokyo Paralympics. In a tweet, Mr Thakur said, India has won another gold medal and the world record has been broken.



 

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