Indian Para athlete Amit Kumar Saroha has bagged the gold medal in the men’s club throw F51 event at the World Para Athletics Grand Prix in Tunisia.
Amit Kumar Saroha the champion…
The wheelchair-bound Indian athlete, a world silver medallist, produced the season’s best performance of 29.42m to bag the gold, while in the men’s shot put F57 Kuniya Puyil Sujith threw 11.47m with teammate Bhagat Singh (11.19m) in second place – the only para athletes to go beyond the 11-metre mark.
Won Gold Medal in Tunisian World Para Athletics Grand Prix
Season Best Performance 29.42 mtr before Asian Games
— Amit Saroha (@AmitParalympian) June 23, 2018
Amit Kumar Saroha Medals so far
- In 2010, Amit had won a silver in discus throw at the Asian Para Games in China.
- Two years later, he won a gold in the Olympic qualifier event in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, breaking the Asian record along the way.
- At the 2014 Asian Para Games, Amit won two medals — a gold in club throw and a silver in discus throw.