Sundar Singh wins gold at World Para Athletics Championships

India’s Sundar Singh Gurjar has won gold on the opening night of 2017 World Para Athletics Championships in London. He triumphed in the men’s javelin throw with a personal best of 60.36 meters.

Sri Lanka’s Dinesh Priyantha Herath came second with 57.93 meters while defending champion Guo Chunliang of China was third with a season’s best 56.14 meters. In 2015 Rio Olympics, he was disqualified for reporting at the registration desk late by only a minute because he failed to understand the accent of the announcers.
Important Takeaways from Above News-
  • World Para Athletics Championships 2013 was held in Doha, Qatar.

Source- News on AIR


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