Tokyo Paralympics 2020: Vinod Kumar’s bronze medal not yet confirmed, result placed on hold
Tokyo Paralympics 2020: In the Paralympic Games being played in Tokyo, India’s Vinod Kumar had won the bronze medal i.e. bronze medal while performing brilliantly, but now bad news has come out for him. Actually, Vinod Kumar won the bronze medal in discus throw in Tokyo Paralympics 2020, but now his result has been put on hold.
Tokyo #PARALYMPICS , Discus Throw F52: Vinod Kumar’s classification is under review and his result is on hold
— ANI (@ANI) August 29, 2021
Vinod Kumar holds the Asian record in the F52 category of disc throw with a throw of 19.98 meters. Vinod started with a throw of 17.46 meters in his six attempts. After this, he threw 18.32m, 17.80m, 19.20m, 19.91m and 19.81m. His fifth throw was considered the best throw of 19.91 meters. With this, he made an Asian record in his name.
PM Modi congratulated
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated Vinod Kumar by tweeting on winning the bronze medal in the Tokyo Paralympics. He said, “India is happy with Vinod Kumar’s stellar performance. Congratulations to him for the bronze medal. His hard work and determination is producing excellent results.”
India is rejoicing thanks to Vinod Kumar’s stupendous performance! Congratulations to him for the Bronze Medal. His hard work and determination is yielding outstanding results. #paralympics
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 29, 2021
Nishad Kumar won silver
Earlier, India’s Nishad Kumar gave a second silver medal to the country by performing brilliantly in the Tokyo Paralympics 2020. He won the silver medal in high jump. Nishad Kumar, rich in brilliant talent, had reached the top 3 performing brilliantly. He competed with 2 athletes from America.
Nishad Kumar on Sunday won a silver medal with an Asian record in the men’s high jump T46 event of the Tokyo Paralympics. Kumar set an Asian record with a jump of 2.06 meters and finished second. America’s Dallas Wise was also awarded the silver medal as both he and Kumar jumped the same 2.06m.
India won three medals in Tokyo Paralympics
Let us inform that India has now got three medals in Tokyo Paralympics 2020. Before Vinod Kumar, Nishad Kumar had given the country a silver medal in high jump. At the same time, before that Bhavinaben Patel had won a silver medal (silver medal) in the women’s singles table tennis class 4 event on Sunday.