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BIG NEWS! India finishes with 27 medals at World Para Athletics Grand Prix campaign 2022

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India ended a successful campaign at the World Para Athletics Grand Prix 2022 held in Tunisia with a total of 27 medals. In three days, India claimed a total of 27 medals including eight gold, ten silver, and nine bronze medals.

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The event was organized in Tunisia from 27 to 29 June 2022. On the final day of the event, Indian para-athletes won a total of 13 medals.

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World Para Athletics Grand Prix – Medals won by Indian Contingent

On day 3, Sandip Sanjay Sargar opened the gold medal account for India in the men’s javelin throw F42/44/46 category. It was followed by Pranav Soorma in Men’s Discus Throw in F51/55/56 event and clinched gold.

Rinku Hooda bagged another gold medal in Men’s Javelin throw F 38/46 category, Pranav Desai clinched gold in Men’s 100m sprint T44/64 category and Soman Rana won gold in Men’s Shot Put F57 category.

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In the Women’s 1500m T12/20 race, Pooja claimed silver. Avnil Kumar won a silver in Men’s 400m T13 race. In Men’s Shotput F46, Sachin Khilari won silver. Ajeet Singh followed the same in Men’s Javelin throw F 38/46 category.

The bronze medals were claimed by Ankur Dhama (Men’s 5000m T11/12/13), Praveen Kumar (Men’s 100m T44/64), Rohit Kumar (Men’s Shotput F46) and Manjeet (Men’s Javelin F12/13).

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