India at Tokyo Paralympics: Javelin thrower Navdeep misses bronze by a whisker, finishes fourth

India at Tokyo Paralympics: Javelin thrower Navdeep misses bronze by a whisker, finishes fourth
India at Tokyo Paralympics: Javelin thrower Navdeep misses bronze by a whisker, finishes fourth

India at Tokyo Paralympics: Javelin thrower Navdeep misses bronze by a whisker, finishes fourth: India’s javelin thrower Navdeep finished at the fourth spot in the men’s javelin throw F41 event in the ongoing Tokyo Paralympics here at the Olympic Stadium on Saturday.

Navdeep registered throws of 38.59m, 38.33m, 39.97m, and 40.80m. The Indian javelin thrower’s fifth and sixth attempts were disqualified. China’s Pengxiang Sun won gold after registering a throw of 47.13m. Iran’s Sadegh Beit Sayah won silver with a throw of 43.35m while Iraq’s Wildan Nukhailawi won the bronze medal with a throw of 41.39m.

Along the way, China’s Sun also ended up creating a world record with a throw of 47.13m.

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Earlier in the day, Indian shuttler Pramod Bhagat clinched the gold medal after defeating Great Britain’s Daniel Bethell by 2-0 in the men’s singles SL3 — final match here at Yoyogi National Stadium.

Battling it out on Court 1, the first-seed Indian overwhelmed the second-seed Daniel Bethell in straight sets by 21-14 and 21-17 in 45 minutes. This is India’s first medal in badminton at the Tokyo Paralympics.

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