From an Indian lens, the latest edition of the Paralympics in Tokyo has scripted history, much like the Olympics.
India finished the Paralympic Games with a total of 19 medals, including 5 gold, 8 silver, and 6 bronze, marking its greatest performance ever.
Have a look at some of the best moments of Tokyo Paralympics with Indians that have made each one of us proud!
1. The time when Indian flag went up with National Anthem in the background as Avni Lekhra wins country's first gold medal in shooting.
Golden Moment for India!— SAI Media (@Media_SAI) August 30, 2021
Hearing your flag go up with National Anthem in the background is what every Indian dreams of 🙂
There's no greater joy for Indians. Thank you @AvaniLekhara for making it happen so soon!#Cheer4India #Praise4Para #Paralympics #Tokyo2020 pic.twitter.com/BAM49sex7h
2. When Sumit Antil made a world record with his first 66.95m javelin throw!
#SumitAntil is the Champion, World Record Holder, #Tokyo2020 #Paralympics 🥇 #Gold Medallist #Javelin @ParaAthletics— Paralympic India 🇮🇳 #Cheer4India 🏅 #Praise4Para (@ParalympicIndia) August 30, 2021
Cheer4India #Praise4Para @narendramodi @ianuragthakur @IndiaSports @Media_SAI @ddsportschannel @TheLICForever @VedantaLimited @neerajkjha @EurosportIN pic.twitter.com/jWoM36Bj0l
3. When Manish Narwal's left arm was enough to lift the pistol and win the gold.
4. When Pramod Bhagat scooped the gold medal by beating England’s Daniel Bethell in the final.
5. When 22-year-old Krishna Nagar won 21-17 16-21 21-17 against Hong Kong’s Chu Man Kai.
#IND's National Anthem played today @Krishnanagar99 's #Gold Victory Ceremony #ParaBadminton Men's Singles SH6, he defeats CHU Man Kai(HGK) @ #Tokyo2020 #Paralympics#JaiHind #WeThe15@narendramodi @ianuragthakur @Media_SAI @KotakBankLtd @centralbank_in @UnionBankTweets pic.twitter.com/Z0iBlC9AG8— Paralympic India 🇮🇳 #Cheer4India 🏅 #Praise4Para (@ParalympicIndia) September 5, 2021
6. When Devendra Jhajharia got a silver in the men's javelin throw F46 category.
7. Discus thrower Yogesh Kathuniya clinched a silver medal in the men's F56 event.
8. When Nishad Kumar's jump confirmed Silver.
9. When Javelin thrower Sandeep gives silver winning Mariyappan Thangavelu, a ride!
10. When Debutant Praveen Kumar clinched the silver medal in the men's high jump T64 event with a 2.07m jump, a new Asian record.
Heartiest congratulations to Praveen Kumar on breaking the Asian record to bag high jump Silver at the #Paralympics . May you keep touching new heights!— N Chandrababu Naidu (@ncbn) September 3, 2021
🇮🇳| 🥈| @ParalympicIndia pic.twitter.com/kfuwIiaerN
11. The moment Bhavina Patel won a silver in the women's singles table tennis class 4 in her maiden Paralympic Games.
12. When Manish Narwal and Singhraj Adana made the country proud in the P1 men's 10m air pistol SH1 event.
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