It’s a very proud moment for our country that Sumit Antil wins the second gold medal for India in the Tokyo Paralympics 2020. Sumit Antil wins the second gold medal in the men’s javelin throw F 64 category with a new world record of 68.55m at the Tokyo Paralympics 2020.
During the event, Sumit threw 66.95m in the first attempt and set a new world record in the Paralympic games. In the second attempt, he set again a new world record with a throw of 68.08m.
The third and fourth attempts of Sumit were 65.27 and 66.21 respectively. But in the fifth attempt, Sumit again set a new world record with a best throw of 68.55m and wins a second gold medal for our country at the Tokyo Paralympics 2020.
It’s the third medal in men’s javelin throw for India. Earlier, Devendra Jhajharia wins the silver medal and Sundar Singh wins a bronze medal in the men’s javelin throw F 46 final at the Tokyo Paralympics 2020.
There were 5 medals added to the medal tally for India today including two gold medals, two silvers, and one bronze with a total medal of 7. Thus, India ranked 26th position with 7 medals including two golds at the Tokyo Paralympics 2020.