Sumit Antil And Avani Lekhara won Gold in Tokyo Paralympics 2021

Rajasree Roy

Sumit Antil won India’s second gold at the continuous Paralympics, breaking the men’s F64 class world record on different occasions in a dazzling Games debut execution on Monday. 

This 23-year-old boy is from Sonepat in Haryana. Sumit Antil wanted to be a wrestler. But he lost his left leg beneath the knee in a motorbike mishap in 2015. He sent the lance to 68.55m in his fifth endeavor. It was awesome of the day by a serious distance and another world record. It was great and exciting to watch this event.

Shooter Avani Lekhara creates History. She earned a gold medal. She got this, firing her way to the top of the podium in the R-2 women’s 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 event here.

The 19-year-old girl is from Jaipur. She was sustained spinal cord injuries in a car accident in 2012. She finished with a world record-equalling total of 249.6.  It is also a new Paralympic record. And Avani created history.

No doubt it is a great day in Indian Sports. All these people who are being there are inspirations for all broken hearts. They just lived life after having their flaws which is incredible.

After the manic Monday morning and evening session in Tokyo, India went past their best-ever tally of 4 medals (Rio in 2016 and Stoke Mandeville/New York in 1984). In fact, India won as many medals as they had won from the 1988 to 2016 Paralympics in just 6 days at the Tokyo Paralympics.

Meanwhile, everyone is congratulating them. Sumit Antil and Avani are the rising sun of Monday to India.  India is really proud of her children for these extraordinary performances.

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