Javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia became the first Indian to clinch two gold medals at the Paralympics after he broke his own world record to clinch the top honours at the Rio Games.
Devendra, who won his previous gold in the 2004 Athens Games, bettered his own world record to finish on top in the men's F46 event.
Devendra, whose previous best was 62.15 metres (achieved in the 2004 Games), improved the mark with an attempt of 63.97 metres at the Olympic Stadium (Engenhao).
Twitter was elated with Devendra's feat as congratulatory messages poured in from all quarters.
Many many congratulations to Devendra Jhajharia. You inspire us all.— Abhinav Bindra (@Abhinav_Bindra) September 14, 2016
Congrats Devendra Jhajharia for breaking your own world record &making the country proud.… https://t.co/L59Qa9iE0D— Rohan Bopanna (@rohanbopanna) September 14, 2016
Fantasticcccccc.. Congratulations to Devendra... https://t.co/zaQ3SnYOND— Ranganathan Madhavan (@ActorMadhavan) September 14, 2016
pic.twitter.com/acOsm4pkH2— atul kasbekar (@atulkasbekar) September 14, 2016
It's a golden morning thanks to Devendra Jhajharia! Well done sir! https://t.co/LIqIrwfXNe— Rajdeep Sardesai (@sardesairajdeep) September 14, 2016
#Gold in 2004 for Javelin. Now one at #Rio2016Paralympics.👍👌— Mohandas Menon (@mohanstatsman) September 14, 2016