It’s a very great news for our country that Suhas Yathiraj won a silver medal for India in the Tokyo Paralympics 2020. He won a silver medal in the men’s singles SL4 event at the Paralympics Games in Tokyo.
Suhas Yathiraj loses the gold medal match with a two-time champion Mazur by 21-15, 17-21, 15-21, and won a silver medal for India. Suhas is a District Magistrate of Gautam Buddha Nagar in the state of Uttar Pradesh. He also became the first-ever IAS officer of India to win a medal in the Paralympics Games.
Indian Para-Badminton Player, Suhas Yathiraj is an IAS officer in the 2007 batch and posted as a district magistrate of Gautam Buddha Nagar, Uttar Pradesh since 2020 that also work to fight against Covid-19 pandemic.
In the year 2016, he became the first Indian IAS officer to win a professional international badminton championship. He became the first Indian Bureaucrat to win a gold medal at the international level by defeating Hary Susanto of Indonesia in the final match as a district magistrate of Azamgarh. Previously he also won a bronze medal at the Asian Para Games 2018