It’s a great news for our country that Indian Discus thrower, Yogesh Kathuniya wins the silver medal in the men’s discus throw F56 event at the Tokyo Paralympics 2020. Yogesh wins a silver medal and sent the disc with the best distance of 44.38m in the sixth and last attempt to win the silver medal at the Paralympic games.
In past, Yogesh was suffered from a paralytic attack that left him with coordination impairments in his limbs at an age of 8 years. In the Paralympic games, classification of F56 for those athletes who have full arm and trunk muscle power. Earlier, he had won the gold medal with two best throws of 43.55m and 44.38m in this fifth and sixth attempts at the Indian Grand Prix 2019.
Previously, Yogesh won a bronze medal with a best throw of 42.51m at the World Para Athletes Championships 2019 in Dubai and qualified for the Tokyo Paralympics games. In past, Yogesh created a world record and won a gold medal in the F36 category in his first international tournament with the best disc throw of 45.18m at the Berlin Para-Athletics Grand Prix 2018.