Hangzhou: Tamil Nadu long jumper Dharmaraj Solairaj has won gold in the Asian Para Games.
The Asian Para Games are being held in Hangzhou, China. In this case, Dharmaraj Solairaj, who participated in the men’s long jump D-64 category held yesterday, became the first by scoring 6.80 points. With this, he won the gold medal. In the same category, Sri Lankan player Mathaka Gamage won silver with 6.68 points and Japanese player Madayoshi Koto won bronze with 6.35 points.
Prime Minister Modi, Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur, Sports Commission of India (SAI) officials have congratulated Tamil Nadu player Dharmaraj Cholai Raj who won gold.
2 Golds for Sheetal Devi: India’s Sheetal Devi won 2 golds in archery. Last week, Sheetal Devi had won gold in the compound mixed team category and silver in the women’s doubles category.
In this case, Sheetal Devi won gold in the women’s individual compound category held yesterday. With this, 16-year-old Sheetal Devi from Kashmir has won 3 medals namely 2 gold and 1 silver.
Tulsimathi Murugesan: India’s Tulsimathi Murugan defeated China’s Yang Jiujia 21-19, 21-19 to win the gold medal in the badminton women’s SU5 category final. Tulasimathi Murugesan is from Tamil Nadu. In the same category, Indian athlete Manisha Ramadoss won bronze.