Gold for archer Harvinder Singh at Asian Para Games

JAKARTA: Archer Harvinder Singh notched up the lads's person recurve gold, whilst track-and-field athletes added a silver and a bronze to India's tally in the Asian Para-Games on Wednesday.

Monu Ghangas claimed the silver in the males's discus throw F11 category, whilst Mohammed Yasser fetched a bronze in the males's shot put F46 category.

Harvinder defeated China's Zhao Lixue 6-0 in the W2/ST category final to assert the highest honours and take India's gold tally to seven.

The W2 category of impairment covers athletes with paraplegia, diplegia or double leg amputation below the knee, requiring wheelchair.The ST category is for archers with limited impairment and who may take intention with no need to desire a wheelchair.

In the music and subject occasions, Ghangas claimed his silver with a throw of 35.89m, an effort which he controlled in his 3rd strive.

He completed behind Iran's Olad Mahdi, who came up with a new Asian as well as Games record throw of 42.37m.


The F11 category deals with visible impairment.


In shot put, Yasser's throw of 14.22m got him the bronze behind Kazakhstan's Mansurbayev Ravil (14.66m).


The gold in this match went to China's Wei Enlong, who established a new Games record with an effort of 15.67m.


The F46 category of disability covers upper limb deficiency, impaired muscle energy or impaired vary of motion.
Gold for archer Harvinder Singh at Asian Para Games Gold for archer Harvinder Singh at Asian Para Games Reviewed by kailash soni on October 10, 2018 Rating: 5
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