India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 8: Shooters Avani Lekhara and Co disappoint in mixed team event, shuttlers Pramod Bhagat and Palak Kohli in focus- Follow LIVE updates

India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 8: Gold medallist Avani Lekhara returns to action as para-shuttlers begin campaign- Follow LIVE updates
India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 8: Gold medallist Avani Lekhara returns to action as para-shuttlers begin campaign- Follow LIVE updates

India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 8: Individual gold medallist Avani Lekhara failed to match her heroics in the team’s event, as she along with Sidhartha Babu and Deepak, failed to qualify for the mixed 10m Air  Rifle Prone event. The trio finished in 27th, 40th and 43rd place respectively, falling short of the R3 Mixed 10m Air Rifle Prone Sh1 Finals. Avani finished with a score of 629.7, while Babu and Deepak managed 625.5 and 624.9 respectively. The trio will hope to make the most of their remaining event at the Tokyo Paralympics.

After yet another good day for India with two medals on Tuesday, India will be looking at their other athletes to rise to the occasion and clinch medals Wednesday. India’s shuttlers — Pramod Bhagat, Palak Kohli, Manoj Sarkar will be in action apart from swimmer Suyash Jadhav in Men’s 100m breaststroke SB7 final.

On Tuesday, Rio Paralympics gold medallist Maryappan  Thangavelu returned with a silver medal in Men’s High Jump T63 while Sharad Kumar bagged a bronze medal in the same event. Singhraj Adhana bagged a bronze medal in Men’s 10m Air Pistol SH1 event.

India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 8: With that, India have already managed to cross the double-digit mark in the medal tally with 2 Gold, 5 Silver and 3 Bronze medals for the first time in history. On Wednesday, India will look to add more to their tally. 

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India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 8: Shooters Avani Lekhara and Co disappoint in mixed team event, shuttlers Pramod Bhagat and Palak Kohli in focus- Follow LIVE updates

@14:18: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 8-Badminton: India’s Pramod Bhagat and Palak Kohli will be in action soon in Badminton Mixed Doubles SL3 SU5 GROUP-B MATCH 1 at 2.30 pm

@13:38: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 8: Swimming: Suyash Jadhav has been termed disqualified in Men’s 100m Breaststroke SB7. Carlos Zarate wins the event with a Paralympic record.


@13:34: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 8: Swimming:
Swimming, Men’s 100m Breaststroke – SB7 final: The swimmers are arriving at the pool. India’s Suyash Narayan Jadhav comes out first and he will be in Lane 1


@13:30:
India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 8: Swimming: Suyash Jadhav will compete in the Men’s 100m Breast Stroke SB7 Final

@08:52 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 8: Athletics: Amit Kumar will play for GLORY in Club throw ParaAthletics at 3:55 PM

@08:45 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 8: Swimming: JADHAV Suyash Narayan will play for GLORY in Men’s 100m Breaststroke – SB7 ParaSwimming at 1:30 PM

@06:59 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 8: Shooting: Babu Sidhartha has one more event left, Deepak and Avani have another two events to go.

@06:55 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 8: Shooting: No Indian qualifies for the final.

Avani in 27th place: 629.7
Babu in 40th place: 625.5.
Deepak in 43rd place: 624.9

@06:45 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 8: Shooting: Deepak finishes off with a round of 103.4. His total score of 624.9 won’t be enough for him to make the final.

@06:40 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 8: Shooting: Mixed 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 qualification: Babu shoots 105.2 in his fourth series but he is way down the ladder at this point

@06:35 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 8: Shooting: Mixed 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 qualification: Babu’s third series is 102.9. He is currently in 43rd position.

@06:32 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 8: Shooting: Mixed 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 qualification: Avani Lekhara finishes her fourth series with 105.3. She has been consistent today and is currently in 14th place. Top 8 go through to the final

@06:28 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 8: Shooting: Mixed 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 qualification: Avani Lekhara’s third series is 104.9. Deepak with 103.6 and Babu is still shooting

@06:20 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 8: Shooting: Avani Lekhara drops to the 11th position after 20 shots with a score of 210.9

Deepak Saini has completed 33 shots and is at 37th position with 344 points while Sidhartha Babu has completed 20 shots and is at 40th position with 208.3 points.

@06:08 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 8: Shooting: A total of 47 participants are participating in the qualification round but only the top 8 go through to the finals

A total of 60 shots will be taken by each participant in 6 series. The top 8 after the 6 series are over advances to the finals

@05:50 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 8: Shooting: Our young and talented para shooter Avani Lekhara is ready to give her best in R3 Mixed Air Rifle Prone SH1 Qualification round in some time

@05:42 AM: India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 8: Shooting Para shooter Sidhartha Babu is ready for his debut in Tokyo2020 Paralympics

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India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 8: 

Shooting: R3 Mixed 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 @6 AM: Avani Lekhara, Sidhartha Babu & Deepak (Qualification)- The day starts with the mixed event in 10m Air Rifle Prone. Gold medallist Avani Lekhara will highlight the event for India while teaming up with Sidhartha Babu and Deepak in the qualification round. The trio are expected to finish on the podium considering India’s strong show in shooting so far.

Finals @ 8 AM: If the trio qualifies for the finals, it will take place at around 8 AM IST.

Swimming: Men’s 100m breaststroke SB7 Final @ 1:30 PM: Suyash Jadhav: In the afternoon session, India’s Suyash Jadhav will be in action in the Men’s 100m breaststroke SB7 final. The field includes current world record holder Carlos Daniel Serrano.

India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 8: Gold medallist Avani Lekhara returns to action as para-shuttlers begin campaign on Day 8- Follow LIVE updates

Badminton: Mixed doubles SL3-SU5 @ 2:30 PM: Palak Kohli & Pramod Bhagat: India’s para shuttlers also begin their campaign on Wednesday with Palak Kohli and Pramod Bhagat teaming up for mixed doubles against second-seeded French pair of Faustine Noel and Lucas Mazur in Group A. It will be a tough match for the Indian duo.

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Athletics: Men’s Club Throw F51 Final @ 3:55 PM: Amit Kumar, Dharambir: We then move on to athletics where Amit Kumar and Dharambir will be in action in F51 Men’s Club Throw. The field includes current world record holder from Serbia Zeljko Dimitrijevic. Amit having finished 4th in Rio Paralympics will be hoping to finish in the medal bracket this time.

Badminton: Women’s singles SU5 Group Stage @5:10 PM: Palak Kohli: Indian para shuttler Palak Kohli will be back in action in the Women’s Singles SU5 event. She will be up against Ayako Suzuki of Japan in Group A.

Badminton: Men’s singles SL3 Group Stage @5:50 PM: Pramod Bhagat vs Manoj Sarkar: Palak Kohli’s match will be followed by two Indians taking on each other in the Men’s Singles SL3 Group A match at 5:50 PM.

 

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