Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday interfaced with India's Tokyo Olympics-bound unforeseen and paid attention to competitors' motivating stories in front of the show-stopper. Modi requested that the competitors not be hindered by assumptions and do as well as they possibly can at the Games. Bowmen Deepika Kumari and Pravin Jadhav, spear hurler Neeraj Chopra, runner Dutee Chand, veteran fighter MC Mary Kom, star shuttler PV Sindhu, tennis pro Sania Mirza and paddlers Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra were a portion of the competitors who included in the virtual collaboration. PM Modi stretched out all the best to them in front of the Games in Tokyo, starting from July 23. He likewise had a word with the competitors' folks throughout the communication. Modi told star toxophilite Deepika that the country is placing down its trust in her. You're world number 1 at this point. Your excursion is extremely unique," Modi said. "My excursion has been accepted all along, I began with a bamboo bow and afterwards moved to current bow step by step," Kumari said in answer. "...There are assumptions, yet one expects the most from oneself. Along these lines, I am zeroing in on my training and how I will perform," she added. Also Read: India To Send A 228 Strong Contingent To Tokyo Olympics With 119 Competitors In ItModi additionally asked boxing symbol Mary Kom to name her number one competitor. In answer, she named boxing legend, Muhammad Ali, as her motivation. Mary Kom and Manpreet Singh have been named India's banner carriers at the initial function of the Tokyo Olympics. Runner Dutee Chand said, "I have three sisters and one sibling and individuals used to explain to my mom why she was bringing forth such countless young ladies. We had little food to eat and my dad's pay was additionally extremely low. I was thinking on the off chance that I play well I can find a decent line of work in the public authority area." Spear hurler Neeraj Chopra said, "Sir, I have consistently been a major enthusiast of the Indian Army. I played for 5-6 years before I was approached to join the Army and I have been focussing on my game from that point forward. The Army and the Indian government is furnishing me with each office that I need and I'm giving it my everything." Modi, further, likewise addressed the guardians of PV Sindhu and commended them for support their girl during her excursion to progress. Modi likewise got some information about limitations in her eating routine and how mentor Gopichand removed her telephone and kept her from having frozen yoghurt during Rio Olympics. "I'm certain you will make progress this time as well," the Prime Minister told Sindhu. "I'm certain that you will make India pleased by scaling new statures," Modi further said to every one of the competitors. In the interim, IOA President Narinder Batra likewise affirmed that the Indian Olympic unexpected to be the 228-in number. "The all-out Indian unforeseen for Tokyo Olympics will be 228. There will be 67 male competitors and 52 female competitors. We are battling for 85 decoration occasions," Batra said in the virtual communication. Association sports and youth issues serve Anurag Thakur, pastor of state Nisith Pramanik and law serve Kiren Rijiju were likewise a piece of the cooperation. Also Read: What Daily Inside Tokyo Olympic Village Will ResembleRecently, PM Modi had surveyed arrangements for the help of India's unexpected at the Tokyo Olympics and talked about "the calculated subtleties, their immunization status, the multi-disciplinary help being given." The principal clump of the Indian unexpected will withdraw for Tokyo on July 17 through a contract flight. The unforeseen will highlight more than 120 competitors at the masterpiece. With rising worry over the pandemic in Japan, the Tokyo Olympics will be held under a highly sensitive situation in Japan without observers from July 23 to August 8.
India will send a 228-in number unexpected to the Tokyo Olympics, including 119 competitors, Indian Olympic Association president Narinder Batra said on Tuesday. Out of the 119 competitors, 67 are male and 52 are female members, Batra said before Prime Minister Narendra Mode collaborates with the country's Olympic-bound competitors. "The complete Indian unexpected for Tokyo Olympics will be 228. There will be 67 male competitors and 52 female competitors. We are battling in 85 decoration occasions," Batra said during the virtual communication. This will be India's biggest ever unexpected of competitors at the Olympics. "The principal unforeseen will leave for Tokyo on July 17. It will have 90 competitors and authorities altogether." Also Read: What Daily Inside Tokyo Olympic Village Will ResembleThe cruising group of four competitors and mentors was the first from the Indian unforeseen to arrive in Tokyo on Tuesday. The mariners had shown up at the Japanese capital straightforwardly from their preparation bases in various nations across Europe. Since they are coming from Europe, they won't confront the stricter limitations forced on different competitors showing up in Tokyo from India due to the Covid-19 circumstance in the country. The boxing and shooting crews will likewise show up in Tokyo from Italy and Croatia separately. Star weightlifter Mirabai Chanu will arrive in Tokyo on July 15 or 16 from the United States. The forthcoming Olympics, in which on location onlookers won't be permitted attributable to the pandemic, is booked to be held in the Japanese capital from July 23 to August 8
Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Narinder Batra said that he likes to utilize Prime Minister Narendra Modi's way of thinking of not squeezing the competitors who are in Tokyo for the Olympics in light of which he will not uncover the number of awards he is anticipating that India should win this time. "On decorations I'll say what the Prime Minister said, don't put any pressing factor. Simply give your 100% and I am certain the competitors will return with brilliance," Batra revealed to India Today on the trip to Tokyo from India alongside tennis star Sania Mirza, who is participating in her fourth Olympics. "Coming to Sania it is a major honour to address the country in a fourth Olympics. Simply shows that you are so devoted to your nation and game," said Batra. Also Read: Sania Mirza Pleased On Contending In 4th Olympics Been Waiting For This Since BeginningBatra will be in Tokyo for the term of the Olympics and said he is expecting to guarantee that the competitors have an agreeable stay during the Games. "Our responsibility is to guarantee that competitors have an agreeable stay when they go there. That is the thing that I plan to do while I am in Tokyo," he said. The Olympics start on Friday and will go on till August 8.
Novak Djokovic realizes how close he is. Not simply to making history and turning into the main man to accomplish a Golden Slam by winning every one of the four significant tennis competitions and an Olympic singles gold decoration around the same time. Of course, that is at the forefront of Djokovic's thoughts as he enters the Olympic competition beginning Saturday. However, the greater finished result would be the consequence of such an accomplishment that is weighing most vigorously on him outperforming Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal to be viewed as the best tennis player ever. The objective is incredible to the point that Djokovic would even not like to think about the results. "I would prefer not to be essential for the discussion. I would prefer not to be contrasted with anyone, the highest level Serb said Thursday. It's as yet an extremely long approach to likely noteworthy accomplishment. "I realize that there is a ton of things on the line. I know there's a set of experiences on the line. I'm advantaged and inspired to be in this position. I've endeavoured to be here. In any case, we should discuss history if everything goes incredible here," Djokovic added. Also, Read: ICC ODI Rankings Shikhar Dhawan Bounces 2 Spots To Sixteenth Virat Kohli Static At The Second Spot"At this moment all centre goes to the following test." In Serbia, the discussion is as of now finished. Olympic advisory group head of mission Natasa Jankovic presented Djokovic at the group's news meeting as "the best tennis player ever." By winning Wimbledon this month, Djokovic coordinated with Federer and Nadal with his twentieth Grand Slam title having opened the year by catching the Australian and French Opens. He is just one of them to have won each Slam twice. He is the main one to hold each of the four significant titles at the same time, something he did over the finish of 2015 and the beginning of 2016. The solitary tennis player to accomplish a Golden Slam was Steffi Graf in 1988. "I'm not in contact with Steffi, but rather on the off chance that you can interface her, I would be enchanted to ask her how she did it, Djokovic said, reviewing how he momentarily worked with Graf's significant other, Andre Agassi. "At the point when I was contemplating her (Golden Slam), I didn't imagine that would be feasible. Yet, at this moment it appears to be increasingly more practical for me. Obviously, that is one of the objectives and dreams. Making matters more clear for Djokovic is that neither Federer nor Nadal are playing in Tokyo. However, that likewise was the situation finally year's U.S. Open, where Djokovic was precluded for accidentally hitting a line judge in the throat with a ball. "I have not experienced such a large number of enormous competitions in the previous 15 years without Roger and Rafa playing, Djokovic said. So it's somewhat bizarre, to be straightforward because I'm accustomed to seeing somewhere around one of them." Djokovic will open against No. 139 Hugo Dellien of Bolivia on the hard courts of the Ariake Tennis Park. A big part of the best 10 men's players is not in Tokyo, with Dominic Thiem, Matteo Berrettini and Denis Shapovalov additionally missing for different reasons. "Yet at the same time, the absolute best parts on the planet are here," Djokovic said. "(Daniil) Medvedev, (Stefanos) Tsitsipas, (Alexander) Zverev, (Andrey) Rublev. Those are the folks who are in the main 6-7 on the planet and they are the greatest possibility for winning a decoration. Djokovic had straightforwardly thought to be passing on the Olympics, having won a bronze award at the 2008 Beijing Games. Eventually, his longing to address Serbia and accomplish something exceptional was excessively incredible. Also Read: Shikhar Dhawan Finishes 10,000 Runs In International Cricket As Opener"It's the most uncommon, most memorable game throughout the entire existence of the game," Djokovic said of the Olympics. "Addressing your nation, being essential for an aggregate group is something that I treasure. It's something that empowers me actually and gives me a ton of certainty and extraordinary energy for my very own presentation.
Australia's Ariarne Titmus crushed five-time Olympic hero Katie Ledecky of the United States to win the gold decoration in the ladies' 400 meters free-form at the Tokyo Olympics with the second-quickest time in history on Monday. Titmus, who followed by almost a full body length at the midway characteristic of the eight-lap race, turned on the speed to contact shortly, 56.69 seconds. Ledecky was the guarding Olympic hero and world record holder. She agreed to the silver this time in 3:57.36 - the fourth-quickest time at any point recorded. Ledecky has been the predominant power in ladies' swimming however in the first of three no holds barred standoffs with Titmus at these Games, it was the Australian who won with a greatly coordinated swim. Ledecky lost an individual Olympic last interestingly in the wake of winning the 800 free at the 2012 London Games, then, at that point catching three additional golds in the 200, 400 and 800 free at Rio de Janeiro five years prior. Ledecky will get one more break at Titmus in the 200 free, and the American is intensely preferred to rehash in the 800 and add another gold in the 1,500 — another occasion for the ladies at these games. "I can barely handle it, I'm attempting to contain my feelings," said Titmus, who commended her opponent for increasing present expectations in the game. Also Read: Novak Djokovic Knows History Is On The Line At Tokyo Olympics"I said thanks to her, I wouldn't be here without her. She set this mind-boggling standard. All credit to her for the swimmer she is. "In the race, I attempted to remain as made as possible and I can't really accept that I pulled it off," she added.
Norway's Kristian Blummenfelt sponsored his perseverance to assuage two youthful superstar rivals as he conveyed a staggering late flood to break clear on a boiling run leg and take gold in an exciting men's Olympic marathon on Monday. Blummenfelt was important for an enormous gathering of just about 40 that fell off the 40km bicycle leg together however looked everything except a top pick among some youthful speedsters. Notwithstanding, he burrowed profound to continue to drive at the front as the gathering was trimmed down to three, preceding flooding clear in the last kilometre to complete in 60 minutes, 45 minutes and 04 seconds to take Norway's first award in the game. Also Read: ICC Announced New Points System For Next World Test Championship CycleAlex Yee's silver made Britain the best country in the Olympic marathon, which joined the program in 2000. Individual 23-year-old Hayden Wilde of New Zealand additionally ran unequivocally to take bronze, while Briton Jonny Brownlee, who won silver in 2016 and bronze in 2012 and was expecting to finish the set without his twofold top dog sibling Alistair, couldn't exactly hold tight and completed fifth. Blummenfelt said he realized he needed to "break" his speedier opponents to win gold. "I don't actually have the leg speed if it descended the floor covering against these folks, so I realized I needed to drag it out from around five minutes away and go super hard and full scale and ideally it is sufficient to break them," he said. "It was an extraordinary inclination to acknowledge I'd got a little hole." Humiliating FALSE START:The race started with an extraordinary and humiliating bogus beginning as a media boat floated before the barge at simply some unacceptable second hindering the course to the water of around 33% of the 56-man field as the rest made a plunge. Jetski riders, in the long run, pulled twelve back after they hammered out around 200 meters, unaware of the caution horns and whistles. The field moved away neatly at the subsequent endeavour and every one of the primary expectations was in touch emerging from the water after the 1,500m swim. A gathering of 10 split away for the initial not many laps of the 40km bicycle leg however the pursuing pack, in the end, brought them in to shape a goliath gathering of 37 before the finish of the fifth of eight laps. Every one of the primary competitors was in there and without any slopes of note to split things up, the race, as was generally anticipated, boiled down to one major run standoff. Yee was the British 10,000m hero on the track in 2018 and after he conveyed a devastating run leg to win the last ITU race before the Games in June he looked top pick as he ran emphatically at the front. Pushing the speed in the warmth the gathering thinned down to three however it was the immensely experienced 27-year-old Blummenfelt, who is the world record holder for the half-Ironman marathon distance, who had the solidarity to break clear. Acknowledging he was unable to be gotten he practically moved his direction down the completing straight, before imploding, completely spent. "It's the second I've been dreaming about for such countless years and seeing the end goal and the blue rug and contacting that tape - to be really ready to assemble it on the day - is something I'm truly glad for," he said. Yee was correspondingly pleased and said: "I'm right ecstatic. I was at that point somewhere down in the well and delved that smidgen in my spirit. It wasn't sufficient to get Kristian however it was sufficient to get silver." Also Read: ICC ODI Rankings: Shikhar Dhawan Bounces 2 Spots To Sixteenth Virat Kohli Static At The Second SpotWilde typified the incredible soul among the competitors, setting aside the effort to assist with dragging Blummenfelt away the floor and the two depleted competitors staggered away from the completion.
Indian shuttlers Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy arose successfully against the England pair of Ben Lane and Sean Vendy in their last Group A match yet passed up fitting the bill for the quarterfinals at the Tokyo Olympics, in Tokyo on July 27. Positioned tenth on the planet, the Indians beat the world number 18 group 21-17 21-19 in a 44-minute Group A men's copies match at the Musashino Forest Plaza. Notwithstanding, they couldn't make it to the knockout stage as they completed third in Group A behind the highest level Indonesian group of Marcus Gideon Fernaldi and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo and world number three Yang Lee and Chi-Lin Wang of Chinese Taipei. Every one of the three groups completed on similar focuses with two successes each and when the number of matches dominated was considered to recognize the qualifiers, the Indians lost. Also Read: Tokyo Olympics Norway's Kristian Blummenfelt Floods Past YoungstersChirag and Satwik's straight-game misfortune to the Indonesians on July 26 expense them.Minutes before the Indian pair stepped on the court, Lee and Wang had finished a three-match dominant over Sukamuljo and Gideon in the previous gathering match, delivering the aftereffect of India's challenge against Britain insignificant. Just the best two sets of each gathering advance to the quarterfinals. In London Olympics, Ashwini Ponnappa and Jwala Gutta too had persevered through a comparable destiny when they bowed out after the focuses won and lost were considered after they attached with the other two sets in the gathering stage. The Indian pair glanced in a decent cadence. They opened up a limited 5-3 lead however the English pair came before long pushed forward 11-10 at the break. Chirag and Satwik gradually began to overwhelm the procedures and at last, got the initial game when Lane hit wide. They again walked to a 6-3 lead in the subsequent game and guaranteed they have a two-point advantage at the stretch. The Indian couple kept its nose ahead at 16-13, riding on the blunders of their adversaries. The English pair prearranged a smaller than normal rebound, drawing equality at 18-18 and took a lead after Satwik got an arrival of serve. Also Read: Novak Djokovic Knows History Is On The Line At Tokyo OlympicsThe Indians, in any case, were ready as they got the match point and changed it easily over to end their mission on a high.
Russian men swimmers finished America's strength in the 100m backstrokes while Kaylee McKeown gave Australia's ladies another Olympic gold to celebrate at the Tokyo Games on Tuesday. Tom Dean won gold and colleague Duncan Scott the silver in the 200 free-form as the two British swimmers left their adversaries afterwards, Brazil's Fernando Scheffer taking the bronze. "It's stunning. It's a little glimpse of heaven having gold around my neck ... I contracted COVID twice over the most recent a year ... sitting in my level in segregation, Olympic gold was 1,000,000 miles away," he said. Also Read: Shikhar Dhawan Finishes 10,000 Runs In International Cricket As OpenerIn the men's 100 backstrokes, an occasion won by US swimmers at the last six Games, Evgeny Rylov and Kliment Kolesnikov took best positions on the platform with Rio champion Ryan Murphy of the United States coming third. McKeown conveyed a staggering late fightback in the ladies' 100 backstrokes to pip Canada's Kylie Masse and add to Ariarne Titmus' gold in the 400m free on Monday just as the group gold in the 4x100 free-form hand-off. The 20-year-old McKeown's time was only two-hundredths of a second short of the world record she set in the Australian preliminaries in June. McKeown would more likely than not have had the option to contend at Tokyo if the Games had been hung on time last year with her dad battling with mental disease. He passed on in August. "It's not really what I have experienced, everybody has their own excursion. It just so happens I have made some intense memories," she said when gotten some information about her arrangements. In another race that went last possible minute - Lydia Jacoby of the United States won gold in the ladies' 100m breaststrokes, the 17-year-old Alaskan completing in 1:04.95, 0.27 seconds in front of Tatjana Schoenmaker of South Africa. Also Read: Tokyo Olympics Australia's Ariarne Titmus Shocks American Katie Ledecky
There's no halting PV Sindhu at the Olympic Games. The Rio Olympic silver medalist broke no perspiration as she slid into the Round of 16 of Women's Singles badminton at Tokyo 2020 on Wednesday, July 28. PV Sindhu, cultivated sixth at the Games, concocted a clinical exertion against lower-positioned Cheung Ngan Yi of Hong Kong in her last Group match. Sindhu required barely 30 minutes to beat Chueng 21-9, 21-16 at the Musashino Forest Sport Plaza in Tokyo. Sindhu completes on top of three-lady Group J with 4 focuses from 2 matches. She has not dropped a game so far at the Tokyo Olympics. Sindhu started her mission with an agreeable straight-match dominant over Ksenia Polikarpova on Sunday. Also, Read: Shikhar Dhawan Finishes 10,000 Runs In International Cricket As OpenerThe match against Cheung Ngan Yi, a veteran on the visit was a precarious issue for Sindhu. Yet, the Indian shuttler began solid. She was looking sharp and hitting Victor freely. Sindhu was prevailing from the rear of the court just as at the net. A couple of misleading shots worked for the Hong Kong shuttler yet Sindhu scarcely at any point got off second stuff however fixed a straight-match dominate. Also Read: India In England Virat Kohli Drives A Middle Wicket Instructional Meeting In DurhamSindhu will next face Mia Blichfeldt of Denmark. The Indian shuttler has a 4-1 straight on record in 5 gatherings against the Denmark shuttler. In their last gathering - Swiss Open 2021, Sindhu pounded Mia in straight games. in the semi-last. In any case, at the Thailand Open recently, Sindhu lost to Mia in 3 games in the Round of 32. Sindhu is probably going to confront Japan's Akane Yamaguchi in the quarter-last if she goes past Mia in the following round. Sindhu is the solitary Indian excess with a decoration chance in badminton at the Tokyo Olympics. India's copies matching of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty passed up quarters billet notwithstanding a solid show in the gathering stages.
Atanu Das crushed double cross Olympic gold medallist Oh Jin Hyek in a blending Round of 32 conflicts of men's individual segment at the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday. The match went into a shoot-off where Das struck a 10 because of the Korean's 9. With the success, the 29-year-old Indian booked a spot in Round of 16. Goodness Jin Hyek discovered two 9s to take the main set 26-25 preceding Das three progressive 9s to tie the subsequent set. The third set likewise was a bind with Das hitting three progressive 9s once more. Das improved of Hyek in the fourth set to even out it 4-4, compelling the match to go to a shoot-off. Also Read: Tokyo Olympics PV Sindhu Rages Into Pre Quarterfinals Das and his better half Deepika Kumari have now made it to the Round of 16. They are the two Indians left in the conflict. Prior to that day, Das saw off an extreme test from Chinese Taipei's Deng Yu-Cheng in a five-setter to move into cycle two. Both the players won two sets each after some extreme shooting to be secured 4-4 and in the decider to they were going in a dead heat till 19-all. Yet, the toxophilite from Chinese Taipei disintegrated under tension, failing a 7 as Das, who had slipped behind new kid on the block Pravin Jadhav in the positioning round on Friday, held his nerve to seal a 6-4 success in the wake of penetrating in a 9 in the yellow ring.Also Read: India In England Virat Kohli Drives A Middle Wicket Instructional Meeting In Durham
Indian rowers Arjun Lal Jat and Arvind Singh finished their Tokyo Games crusade in the eleventh situation in the men's lightweight twofold sculls occasion, the best at any point result for the country in the Olympics here on Thursday. The Indian pair timed 6:29.66 to complete fifth in the Final B, which was not a decoration round, and end at eleventh by and large at the Sea Forest Waterway. Ireland, Germany and Italy won the gold, silver and bronze, separately, after the Final A race later in the day. Also Read: Archery: Atanu Das Overcomes Koreas Double Cross Olympic HeroOn Wednesday, Arjun and Arvind had neglected to meet all requirements for the decoration round in the wake of completing 6th and toward the end in the subsequent elimination round. They had timed 6:24.41 to complete toward the end in the six-group elimination round 2. The main three sets in every one of the two elimination rounds had equipped for the decoration around. Arjun and Arvind have, nonetheless, created the best-ever Olympic execution by Indian rowers by coming to the elimination rounds. Also Read: India In England Virat Kohli Drives A Middle Wicket Instructional Meeting In DurhamWhile Arjun expects the job of the arbour, Arvind is the group's stroker. The two had completed fifth in their warms on Saturday. The occasion remembers two rowers for a sculling boat utilizing two paddles each.
Olympic bronze medalist Bajrang Punia will not compete in the upcoming World Wrestling Championships after recommending a six-week rehabilitation program to treat a ligament he suffered in his right knee in the run-up to the Tokyo Olympics. The World Championships will be held in Oslo, Norway, from October 2 to10, and Punia will not be able to begin his mat training until his rehabilitation program is completed. Punia recently underwent an MRI scan to find out the extent of his injury in Russia in June before the Olympics and consulted with Dr. Dinshaw Pardiwala, who runs the Center for Sports Medicine at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Mumbai. "It's a ligament tear and Dr. Dinshaw asked me to go through a six-week rehab program. I won't be able to compete in the world championships," Punia told PTI. There are no ranking series events organized for the rest of the year and Punia said his season is over. "The World Championship was the only major tournament on the calendar this year. I don't see myself competing in any other tournament this season." Punia was injured in the run-up to the Tokyo Olympics when he participated at Russian tournament, Ali Aliyev in June. He had lost his semi-final match against AbulMazhid Kudiev, who grabbed the Indian's right leg and threw it roughly in the first half of the match. This impact had an effect on Bajrang's right knee and he immediately left the mat, but he competed in the Olympics and won a bronze medal in the 65kg category. "As it was my first Olympics and I had a dream of winning an Olympic medal, I participated in Tokyo despite the pain," he said. Bajrang said he has not consulted any particular physical therapist for his rehabilitation. "I'm doing it myself in a Sonepat. Dr. Dinshaw recommended some exercises that I do every day now in the gym. The mat training time will also go to rehab." The 27-year-old said he wants to continue with his Georgian coach Shako Bentinidis, who has now left for his country Since the Indian Wrestling Federation has not offered him a new contract.Also Read- Odisha FC sign Malaysian international Liridon Krasniqi on loan
Avani Lekhara followed her women's 10m air rifle standing (SH1) gold with a bronze medal in women's 50m rifle 3 positions SH1 on Friday. Lekhara was the first Indian woman to win Paralympic gold and now she is the first Indian woman to win two medals in the same edition of the Games. The 19-year-old finished fourth when the field fell in the last four and finished third with a decisive shot of 10.5. She finished with a score of 445.9 while Ukraine's Iryna Schetnik, whose rifle finals world record Lekhara earlier equaled on the way to her gold in the event, finished fourth with 435.3. China's Cuiping Zhang won the gold medal with 457.9 points at the Paralympic Games, while Germany's Natasha Hiltrop scored 457.1 to win the silver medal. Lekhara ranked sixth in the final stage of the competition. She did well on the standing series during qualification and continued down the same path, gradually working her way up to the bronze medal challenge. He then swapped positions with Schetnik before taking third place in the final stages of the competition.Also Read- Shooter Avani Lekhara First Indian Woman To Win Gold At Paralympics She previously won the country's first gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics in the women's 10-meter air rifle. She shot a total score of 249.6 in the final, which equaled the world record set by Shchetnik in December 2018. The 19-year-old recovered well after a slow start. The Tokyo Paralympic Games marked India's best performance in a single edition of the Games, easily surpassing the country's best previous performance of four at the 2016 Rio Games. Lekhara and javelin thrower Sumit Antel won gold, while high jumper Praveen Kumar won India sixth silver medal on Friday. Bhavina Patel, javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia, discus thrower Yogesh Kathuniya, high jumpers Mariyappan Thangavellu and Nishad Kumar are the other Indian silver medalists.Javelin thrower Sundar Singh Gurjar, high jumper Sharad Kumar and thrower Singhraj won bronze medal..@AvaniLekhara, you beauty! #IND's ace shooter claims a second medal in R8 - Women's 50m Rifle 3P SH1, winning #Bronze with a score of 445.9! 12 medals for ! #Tokyo2020 #Paralympics #ShootingParaSport pic.twitter.com/sJ51rQpky1— #Tokyo2020 for India (@Tokyo2020hi) September 3, 2021Meet The phenomenal young Legend!! With this #Bronze medal in 50M Rifle 3P SH1 just days after her Gold, @AvaniLekhara becomes the First Ever Indian woman to win 2 medals in the same Games @paralympics!!! #Praise4Para@shootingparasport #Paralympics #Tokyo2020 pic.twitter.com/hzll4lftNp— Paralympic India #Cheer4India #Praise4Para (@ParalympicIndia) September 3, 2021Also Read- England vs India, 4th Test Day 1: Shardul Thakur breaks Ian Botham's record, hits fastest Test fifty in England