Tokyo Paralympics: Nishad Kumar wins silver medal in T46 high jump, creates Asian Record

Tokyo Paralympics: Nishad Kumar wins silver medal in T46 high jump, creates Asian Record
Tokyo Paralympics: Nishad Kumar wins silver medal in T46 high jump, creates Asian Record

Tokyo Paralympics: Nishad Kumar wins silver medal in T46 high jump, creates Asian Record: Para-athlete Nishad Kumar won a silver medal in the high jump event at the ongoing Tokyo Paralympics here at the Olympic Stadium on Sunday.

Nishad made a jump of 2.06m and as a result, he sealed the silver medal. In the event, Nishad also went on to create an Asian Record and the event turned out to be a good affair for the Indian para-athlete. USA’s Roderick Townsend and Dallas Wise won gold and bronze medals respectively. Townsend made the jump of 2.15m while Wise recorded a jump of 2.06 m. Nishad and Wise both finished on the same mark, but Nishad had crossed the 2.02 mark in his first attempt while Wise took two, as a result, Nishad won silver. India’s Rampal Chahar finished at the fifth spot with a jump of 1.94m.

Tokyo Paralympics: Nishad Kumar wins silver medal in T46 high jump, creates Asian Record

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Earlier in the day, India’s para table tennis player Bhavina won silver as she lost the gold medal match to China’s Zhou Ying 3-0 in the women’s singles – Class 4 in the ongoing Tokyo Paralympics on Sunday.

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