Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that the achievement of the Indian contingent at the Tokyo Olympics will significantly boost the morale of the entire sporting community in the country, adding that their performances keep him motivated.
Sindhu was seen twinning with the 'Piku' star in a white body-hugging long dress. The star badminton player looked her dinner night best by accessorizing her ensemble with matching jewellery and subtle makeup. She kept her black luscious locks open.
Neeraj Chopra took his parents on their first flight and the javelin thrower expressed his happiness in making his parents happy. "A small dream of mine came true today as I was able to take my parents on their first flight," tweeted Chopra.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday spoke to Tokyo Paralympic medallists Manish Narwal and Singhraj Adhana and congratulated them for clinching gold and silver medals.
Avani then moved to fifth position as she started the elimination round on a high. Continuing her good run, the Indian athlete then moved to fourth position at the end of two series in the standing position.
Avani shot a total of 388, 393 and 395 in Kneeling, Prone and Standing rounds respectively. She finished second in the qualification round. Avani on Monday had created history by winning the gold medal in the Paralympics.
The proposal aims to give Para sport athletes the visibility and recognition they deserve while raising awareness to drive further change in attitudes towards disability.
Avani finished with a Paralympic Record and in-process equalled the World Record with 249.6 points. However, the road to the finals was not as easy. Avani started poorly in qualification and then staged a comeback.
Avani Lekhara became the first woman from India to win a Paralympics gold medal. She finished with a Paralympic Record and in-process equaled the World Record with 249.6 points.
Devendra Jhajharia grabbed silver with a personal best throw of 64.35. This was also his third medal at Paralympic Games. Meanwhile, Sundar captured bronze with a season-best throw of 62.58.