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newssports5 months ago

Paralympics 2020 | 'I still have nightmares of being bullied': Athletes open up about bullying in school

Even though Indian para-athletes have made the country proud by winning 19 medals, there is a lot of work left to be done to improve the condition of the differently-abled. Sharad Kumar, Devendra Jhajaria and Sumit Antil opened up about the bullying they have had to face while growing up.
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newssports3 years ago

Asian Para Games | Sharad Kumar wins gold in men’s high jump as India close in on 50 medals haul

Defending champion Sharad Kumar broke two records en route to his second successive gold medal in the Asian Para games on the sixth day. It was a rare feat for India when all the three medal podiums were occupied by Indians as the silver and bronze in the high jump event were also bagged by them.
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newssports4 years ago

Sardar Singh and Devendra Jhajharia to get Khel Ratna award for 2017

Sports Ministry has decided to honour the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna 2017 to Para Athlete Devendra Jhajharia and former hockey skipper Sardar Singh. Meanwhile, 17 sports personalities were honoured with the 2017 Arjuna awards, including cricketers Cheteshwar Pujara and Harmanpreet Kaur.
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newssports5 years ago

Sundar Singh Gurjar wins Gold in F46 Javelin at the 2017 IPC World Para Athletics Championships

Sundar Singh Gurjar gave India its first medal on Day 1 of the 2017 IPC Para Athletics Championships in London. In the absence of Paralympic gold medallist Devendra Jhajharia, Gujar took home the gold medal and the tag of World Champion, with a personal best throw of 60.36m.
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newssports5 years ago

Paralympian Jhajharia to get 0.75 crore land from Rajasthan Govt

The awards and accolades have started to flow in for India's Paralympic star Devendra Jhajharia, and now the Rajasthan Government has decided to award him Rs 75 lakh and a couple of plots of land. The 35-year-old recently grabbed the headlines after winning the gold medal in Javelin throw in Rio.
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newssports5 years ago

Paralympics Gold winner Jhajharia : Getting another gold after a 12-year long wait only sweetens the feeling more

Devendra Jhajharia had to wait 12 long years before he was able to participate in the Paralympics, but when he did, he broke his own World record and won India's fourth medal in the 2016 edition. Crediting his will power for the feat, Jhajharia also thanked the Government and his sponsors.
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featuresports5 years ago

Twitter reacts to Devendra Jhajharia's record-breaking gold medal in Paralympics

Devendra Jhajharia became the first Indian to win two gold medals, at the Paralympics(2004, 2016) as the 35-year old won India's fourth medal in Paralympics. Here is the list of tweets from our Prime Minister to the Twitter king Virender Sehwag, who heaped praise on the Champion.
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newssports5 years ago

Paralympics 2016 | Devendra Jhajharia breaks World Record to win Gold at Paralympics

Javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia became the first Indian to secure two Gold medals with his feat at the Paralympics yesterday. The Athens gold-medal winner broke his own World record on the way and brought the fourth medal for the country at the Rio Paralympics 2016.
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