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Javelin thrower Sundar Singh wins gold in World Para Athletics Championships

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Javelin thrower Sundar Singh Gurjar has won India’s second gold defending his World Para Athletics Championships title in the men’s F46 javelin throw event in Dubai. With this, India has secured three Tokyo Paralympic Games quota, along with the bronze winner Ajeet Singh and Rinku.

Gurjar came up with his season’s best effort of 61.22m to claim the top spot. Singh sent the spear to a distance of 59.46m to clinch the bronze while Rinku finished fourth.

While, Yogesh Kathuniya added a silver for India in men’s discus throw F56 event with a best throw of 42.05m yesterday. 

 India now have two gold, two silver and a bronze in the Championships.

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