“I’m getting motivation from all of you,” Prime Minister Modi told the entire Paralympic contingent when he received them at his residence in Delhi.
In a video released on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s official Twitter account, the Prime Minister can be seen interacting with the entire contingent and praising each of them for overcoming adversity.
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“Your achievement will significantly boost the morale of the entire sports community in the country, and budding athletes will feel encouraged to step up to the sport. This achievement has led to an awareness about sports that is growing by leaps and bounds in the country “Modi told the whole contingent.
The Prime Minister also praised the spirit and willpower of the 54-strong contingent and said the achievement is commendable given the opportunities the para-athletes have overcome in their lives.
“A true athlete does not get bogged down in defeat or victory, but keeps moving forward. You are all ambassadors of the country and you have increased the prestige of the country on the world stage through your remarkable achievements,” said Modi.
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The para-athletes thanked the Prime Minister for the invitation and said they are honored to sit at the table with him and called it a great achievement for them.
They especially thanked the Prime Minister for the constant guidance, motivation and support during their efforts and said the athletes of other countries were amazed to hear that their Indian compatriots were receiving congratulations from their Prime Minister.
Several players also donated the sports equipment to the Prime Minister, with which they won medals at the Tokyo Olympics, with their signature on it. Prime Minister Modi said the sports equipment would be auctioned, which was welcomed by the athletes.
A stole, signed by all medal winners, was also donated to the Prime Minister.
India took 19 medals at the Paralympics, where 54 athletes from nine sports disciplines represented the nation in Tokyo. This was India’s largest ever contingent for the Paralympic Games.
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Badminton and Taekwondo made their debut in Tokyo, both of which were represented by Indian athletes.
Since it first appeared at the Paralympics in 1968, India had won a total of 12 medals until the 2016 Rio edition. The country has now vastly improved that whole number with 7 medals alone at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.
Out of a total of 162 countries, India finished 24th in the overall medal standings while the achievement of 19 medals ranks 20th by number of medals.
The gold medalists of the Indian contingent at the Tokyo Paralympic Games were Avani Lekhara in women’s 10m air rifle, SH1, standing SH1, Pramod Bhagat in men’s singles SL3 badminton, Krishna Nagar in men’s singles SH6 badminton, Sumit Antil in men’s javelin throw F64 and Manish Narwal in mixed 50m Pistol SH1.
The silver medalists were Bhavinaben Patel in Women’s Singles Class 4 Table Tennis, Singhraj Adhana in Mixed 50m Pistol SH1, Yogesh Kathuniya in Men’s Discus F56, Nishad Kumar in Men’s High Jump T47, Mariyappan Thangavelu in Men’s High Jump T63, Praveen Kumar in Men’s High Jump T64, Devendra Jhajharia in Men’s Javelin F46 and Suhas Yathiraj in Men’s Singles Badminton SL4.
Bronze medalists included Avani Lekhara in women’s 50m rifle with 3 positions SH1, Harvinder Singh in men’s individual recurve archery, Sharad Kumar in men’s high jump T63, Sundar Singh Gurjar in men’s javelin throw F46, Manoj Sarkar in men’s singles Badminton SL3 and Singhraj Adhana in men’s 10m air pistol SH1.
The Indian medalists’ records are as follows:
Sumit Antil – World Record in F64 Men’s Javelin Throw (Gold)
Avani Lekhara – Tied the world record and set a Paralympic record in R2 Women’s 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 (Gold)
Manish Narwhal – Paralympic record in P4 mixed 50m pistol SH1 (Gold)
Nishad Kumar – Asian Record in Men’s High Jump T47 (Silver)
Praveen Kumar – Asian Record in Men’s High Jump T64 (Silver)
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